White Collar Crime & Investigations
During this public health crisis, violations of law associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, including fraud related to Paycheck Protection Program loans and other government-sponsored initiatives, will receive enhanced law enforcement attention.
At Wilentz, we continue to help our clients address a number of new potential risks arising from this pandemic, and make adjustments to respond to changing business needs and governmentally issued and enforced restrictions now in place.
Please call any member of our criminal team with concerns or issues you may have arising from this health crisis.
Alerts & Publications
Mar 30 2020U.S. Office of Inspector General Issues Guidance to Health Care Community in Light of Coronavirus Pandemic 03.30.2020The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG) is a federal agency with a mission to “fight waste, fraud and abuse in Medicare, Medicaid and more than 1…
Mar 25 2020Legal Violations in the Aftermath of Coronavirus 03.25.2020Taking a lesson from the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, there are several potential categories of criminal conduct that law enforcement authorities and the courts are unlikely to excuse if committed during this…
Mar 24 2020Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures - New Jersey Agrees to Release Hundreds of Inmates in the Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic 03.24.2020Following an emergent plea by the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender, hundreds of incarcerated inmates throughout New Jersey’s county jails will be released as of today with the goal of preventing t…
May 01 2020Darren M. Gelber to Discuss Virtual Proceedings in Criminal Court at Middlesex County Bar Association Webcast 05.01.2020Wilentz Criminal Defense Chair Darren M. Gelber will present “Virtual Proceedings in Criminal Court: Practical, Legal and Ethical Considerations” during a webcast for the Middlesex County Bar Association. …
Apr 06 2020Darren M. Gelber to Moderate NJICLE Challenges in Criminal Law Practice in the Time of COVID-19 Live Webcast 04.06.2020Wilentz Criminal Defense Chair Darren M. Gelber will moderate and present a live webcast entitled “Challenges in Criminal Law Practice in the Time of COVID-19” for the New Jersey State Bar Association’s I…