Month: December 2021

What is a Kickback and Why is it Illegal?

By Lee Koch | December 22, 2021 | Comments Off on What is a Kickback and Why is it Illegal?

This week the owner of a telemedicine company pled guilty to a conspiracy to both pay and receive health care kickbacks. A former Netflix executive was sentenced to 30 months in prison this week for receiving bribes and kickbacks from tech companies who wanted lucrative contracts from Netflix.  Kickbacks are a crime of corruption. One…

Advice for Spouses of White Collar Crime Defendants

By Lee Koch | December 8, 2021 | Comments Off on Advice for Spouses of White Collar Crime Defendants

If your spouse is being accused of a white collar crime you should consider getting your own attorney—even if you had no knowledge of your spouse’s crimes. Spouses of white collar criminals may not go to prison, but they face civil asset forfeiture and civil tax assessments.  In addition, they may find themselves being tasked…