Category Archives: Wiretaps

Surviving Parallel Proceedings

  By Dan Portnov Late last week the other shoe finally dropped for Theranos founder and ex-CEO Elizabeth Holmes, as she and fellow executive Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani were indicted on charges of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Following … Continue reading

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Wiretaps—They Aren’t Just for Insider Trading Cases Anymore: San Diego Businessman Sentenced for Criminal Customs Violations

As I follow the press releases of the U.S. Attorneys’ Offices around the country every week in my relentless effort to find interesting white-collar cases, sometimes a case jumps out at me because it is a little bit different. I … Continue reading

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Watch Out, The Government Is (Lawfully) Listening: Second Circuit Greatly Expands Use of Wiretaps In White Collar Criminal Cases

Last week was a huge week for the Supreme Court. I’ll leave it to the experts to talk about DOMA, Prop 8 and the Voting Rights Act.  And let’s not forget that there were a few important criminal cases that … Continue reading

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