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People Vs Joseph Amico

Covered by NYDaily News. Las Vegas man accused of threatening a prominent attorney and making vile remarks.

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People Vs. Anna Sorokin

Covered by New York Times, and other outlets. Fake heiress accused of conning the city’s wealthy, and has an HBO special being made about her.

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People Vs. Genevieve Sabourin

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

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Juror who prompted calls for new Ghislaine Maxwell trial turns to lawyer who defended Anna Sorokin.

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WE PROVIDE WHITE GLOVE SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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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.

Why Clients Choose Spodek Law Group

The reason is simple: clients want white glove service, and lawyers who can win. Every single client who works with the Spodek Law Group is aware that the attorney they hire could drastically change the outcome of their case. Hiring the Spodek Law Group means you’re taking your future seriously. Our lawyers handle cases nationwide, ranging from NYC to LA. Our philosophy is fair and simple: our nyc criminal lawyers only take on clients who we know will benefit from our services.

We’re selective about the clients we work with, and only take on cases we know align with our experience – and where we can make a difference. This is different from other law firms who are not invested in your success nor care about your outcome.

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NYC Misrepresentations Lawyers

Since its inception in September 1995, eBay has provided a way for millions of people to transact with each other. However, almost as soon as the site began, reports of fraud started to surface. Although the online auction site takes steps to protect sellers and buyers from fraudulent behavior, scams still take place on the auction site every day. In some instances, these scams result in criminal charges.
Here at Spodek Law Group, PC, we understand that you could find yourself involved in a fraudulent misrepresentation scam on eBay either unintentionally or without knowing that misrepresentation is a serious crime. All of a sudden, the FBI or the police is at your door, and you are facing significant criminal charges that could negatively impact your future. Due to the severity of the crime, it is important to protect yourself at all costs. Contact a New York defense lawyer at Spodek Law Group, PC as soon as possible if you have been accused of violating the law.
Our auction fraud attorney provide legal representation to clients accused of selling counterfeit items as if they are real, shill bidding, operating shell auctions and other types of misrepresentation. When you are facing charges of wrongdoing, let our legal team develop a strong defense to help you avoid conviction of a federal or state crime.
What is Fraudulent Misrepresentation?
Defined broadly, misrepresentation simply means giving a misleading or false account of something. If you are dishonest about your future intentions or current facts, you may be guilty of misrepresentation.
Similarly, fraudulent misrepresentation involves providing false or misleading information with the intent to become personally enriched or the intent to trick others. Fraudulent misrepresentation may also lead to civil actions, including breach of contract lawsuits. Federal or state authorities may be entitled to press charges if the misrepresentation occurred in situations where someone had a legal duty to tell the truth or if the misrepresentation occurred via radio, television, wire or mail communications.
Types of Fraudulent Misrepresentation
In one fraudulent misrepresentation scam reported in the New York Times in March 2011, a group of men used eBay to obtain more than $450,000. They reportedly told art-lovers that the paintings the buyers were purchasing were created by famous artists. The men gave false statements about why the paintings were damaged and where the paintings had been obtained, claiming that one painting was purchased at a yard sale. The scam also involved shill bidding to illegally inflate the price of the item. Fraud may also come in the form of:
– Fake sellers on eBay who provide false information on the quality and nature of items for sale.
– Fake bidders on eBay who place low and high bids to drive other buyers away, withdrawing the highest bid at the last moment to buy an item at the lower price.
– Fake buyers on eBay who pay for auctions using stolen financial information or who overpay for items with fake checks and ask the seller to remit the balance back to them.
Penalties for Fraudulent Misrepresentation
According to the New York Times, in the above example, the men were charged with multiple counts of money laundering, mail fraud and wire fraud. These federal offenses could lead to decades in jail.
The exact penalties for fraudulent misrepresentation will vary depending on the situation. Defendants could face charges of violating intellectual property or copyright laws as well as charges for forgery and larceny. The penalties depend on whether you face charges of a federal or state offense as well as the amount of money involved and the nature of the scheme. Typically, the defendant must pay restitution, and the government could be entitled to freeze and seize assets and cash it believes were obtained via a fraudulent misrepresentation scam.
A Fraudulent Misrepresentation Lawyer Can Help
In order to find you guilty, the prosecution must prove that you were wilfully blind to the truth or that you made intentionally misleading statements. Here at Spodek Law Group, PC, we can help represent you against these accusations, and we will strive to protect your rights so that you may obtain the best possible outcome in the criminal justice system. For more information, please contact a member of our legal team today.

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I was searching for a law firm with some power to help me deal with a warrant in New York . After 6 days I decided to go with Spodek Law Group. It helped that This law firm is well respected by not only the top law firms in New York , but the DA , Judge as well. I...

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