Fraud allegations can lead to criminal charges, which in turn can lead to fines, probation or even incarceration. Further, these allegations can derail a person's professional aspirations. Any person facing fraud charges at either the federal or state level needs a skilled, tenacious defense lawyer. There are very few law firms in Texas or the United States that can match The Cogdell Law Firm's record of success defending clients accused of fraud. Dan Cogdell has successfully defended many professionals, including executives, officers, corporate employees, directors and managers charged with fraud. His track record includes eight acquittals on federal fraud cases. Perhaps most prominently, he obtained the only acquittal of any defendant in the Enron Nigerian Barge trial.
Dan Cogdell will apply his nearly 30 years of experience and legal skills to your aggressive defense. Contact our firm as soon as possible if you believe you are under investigation or have been charged with any of the following fraudulent acts:
- Tax fraud
- Mail or wire fraud
- Stock fraud
- Securities fraud
- Internet fraud or cybercrime
- Bank fraud
- Bankruptcy fraud
- Fraud against the government
- Medicare/Medicaid fraud
Notable Victories in a Broad Range of Fraud Cases
Dan Cogdell has won dozens of high-profile cases. He earned unlikely and difficult acquittals in the Branch Davidian trial, the fraud trial of a leading alternative-treatment cancer physician (Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski) and the acquittal of a former judge and city hall council member in the Houston City Hall bribery scandal (Judge John Peavy).
Other notable victories include the acquittal of the head of the Texas Department of Public Safety Narcotics Enforcement Section (Sgt. Bob Nesteroff); the acquittal of a former NASA contractor in the "Operation Lightning Strike" federal sting and fraud prosecution at NASA (Dan Stinger); and, finally, the acquittal of a New Orleans city attorney at a federal bribery and corruption trial (Sal Anzelmo). He currently defends Laura Pendergest-Holt, the Chief Investment Officer at Stanford Financial Group. She is the first executive charged in the SEC's investigation of R. Allen Stanford's financial companies.
Houston Mail and Wire Fraud Defense Attorney
When your freedom and future are in jeopardy, choose The Cogdell Law Firm. To arrange a consultation with a top-voted Houston fraud defense attorney, call 713-426-2244 or contact us online.