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Accused of stalking Alec Baldwin. The case garnered nationwide attention, with USAToday, NYPost, and other media outlets following it closely.

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The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

Todd Spodek is a second generation attorney with immense experience. He has many years of experience handling 100’s of tough and hard to win trials. He’s been featured on major news outlets, such as New York Post, Newsweek, Fox 5 New York, South China Morning Post, Insider.com, and many others.

In 2022, Netflix released a series about one of Todd’s clients: Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin.

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Construction & Military Contract Fraud Defense

By Spodek Law Group | May 23, 2023
(Last Updated On: May 23, 2023)

Last Updated on: 23rd May 2023, 11:37 am

Thriving in the High-Stakes World of Federal Contracting: An Insider’s Guide to Avoiding Fraud Investigations

Imagine this: Your company, thriving on multi-billion dollar annual contracts with the US government, takes on projects worth more than one trillion dollars. As a federal contractor, you enjoy steady, lucrative work in military and construction, projects that others can only dream of. But lurking in the shadows is the ever-present threat of a fraud investigation, the nightmare that could turn your world upside down, costing you in fines, recouped funds, lost contracts, and even criminal proceedings for key project personnel.

With the US government’s discretionary budget for defense reaching a staggering $700 billion in 2019, federal contractors in military and engineering firms shoulder a significant burden of oversight and scrutiny. In an environment where the slightest misstep could invite a Civil Investigative Demand (CID), are you prepared? Are you ready to face the challenges of navigating a federal fraud investigation and come out unscathed? Let’s unveil the crucial steps you need to take to protect yourself, your company, and your future.

Be it bid rigging, substituting cheaper materials, delivery of substandard services, or anything in between, federal fraud investigations typically center on the False Claims Act (FCA). This powerful body of legislation has the authority to pursue civil and criminal proceedings against contractors allegedly committing fraud.

A CID grants federal agents the sweeping power to gather vital information, scrutinizing every aspect of a project. Without requiring court approval, this subpoena forces contractors to hand over potentially hundreds of thousands of documents. Failing to comply could result in being held in contempt of court – a chilling prospect for any contractor.

When the Worst Happens: Rallying the Dream Team of Government Contract Fraud Defense Attorneys

As a federal contractor, finding yourself in the crosshairs of a fraud investigation necessitates hiring a lawyer posthaste. The right law firm, with a team rich in experience dealing with fraud investigations, federal legislation, and federal law enforcement, can be your lifeline during these turbulent times. A knowledgeable defense attorney will aid in crucial communication with the Department of Defense, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, and other paramount federal agencies.

Working hand-in-hand with your legal team, you will examine the government’s case, determining the most pressing allegations and what information to protect. With a thorough understanding of common fraud charges, such as money laundering, mail fraud, and the theft of government property, your attorney will devise an unbeatable strategy to keep your company thriving.

A Deluge of Documents: Navigating the Choppy Waters of the CID

Often the initial warning sign of a federal investigation, a CID can leave you blindsided and reeling. But remember – your company might not even be the target. The government could be seeking information relevant to another entity. Knowledge is power, so be aware of the CID’s multiple uses and implications:

  • A CID might lead to criminal prosecution, even though it’s only issued for civil proceedings. Information unearthed during a civil case might trigger a criminal investigation.
  • CIDs can be voracious data vacuums, demanding massive amounts of documentation. You must fully cooperate, even if this means turning over hundreds of thousands of relevant records.

Surviving Unscathed: Empowerment Through Preparation and Vigilance

In the high-stakes world of federal contracting, being prepared for fraud investigations is the key to long-term success and prosperity. By understanding the intricacies of the CID, arming yourself with a top-notch defense attorney, and maintaining a spirit of transparency and cooperation with federal agents, you will navigate even the stormiest of seas.

With this knowledge firmly in hand, you can continue to forge ahead in your federal contracting endeavors, turning ambitious aspirations into the tangible reality of an unstoppable, thriving business.

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