Educational Fraud Criminal Defense Attorney
Our Texas white collar crime lawyers fight for professionals’ rights nationwide
White collar criminal cases involving educational fraud can be very complicated. If you or your business or educational institution is the focus of such a complaint, the consequences can be severe. You could face fines or imprisonment, depending on the nature of the educational fraud case against you. That’s why it’s critical that you have an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side, defending your rights.
You can count on our attorneys at Brewer, Pritchard & Buckley, PC every step of the way. Located in Texas and representing clients nationwide, our law firm has extensive experience handling complex legal cases. Our white collar criminal defense lawyers understand the state and federal laws governing these allegations, including the False Claims Act. That’s because our attorneys have more than 90 years of combined legal experience. You can count on us.
What are common educational fraud cases?
Some of the most common – and most complicated – types of educational fraud we handle at Brewer, Pritchard & Buckley, PC involve allegations of:
- False certifications by an educational institution to an accrediting agency
- Accrediting agencies that accredit educational institutions that don’t meet requirements
- For-profit schools paying recruiters for enrolling students
- Encouraging students to falsify their academic credentials to obtain federal funding
Other types of fraud in education cases may involve allegations of financial aid kickbacks, asset misappropriation, skimming, bid rigging, grant misuse or allegations of using “ghost students” to secure financial aid.
Educational fraud cases can be complicated. Our defense lawyers can help.
Because of the seriousness of these accusations, you or the educational institution you work for could be the subject of a federal investigation. It’s also important to remember that whistleblowers often report these charges and, in exchange, receive a portion of any money recovered by the government as part of these whistleblower investigations.
Our white collar criminal defense attorneys can help level the playing field. We know how the legal system works. We know what evidence to look for. We know what questions to ask. We are prepared to do the work that needs to be done to build the strongest possible legal case. Contact our law firm and schedule your case evaluation with an experienced educational fraud defense attorney who will fearlessly fight for your rights. We represent professionals and educational institutions nationwide.