In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Savings and Loan scandals rocked Texas and the United States. Dan Cogdell was among the first lawyers in Texas to successfully defend individuals charged with federal mortgage or bank fraud. The acquittal of the owner of Continental Savings and Loan began his long, successful career of assisting individuals falsely charged with federal fraud-related offenses.
Today, we are experiencing a cycle of prosecutions similar to those in the early 1990s. Many individuals such as chairmen of financial institutions, owners of title companies and others are facing criminal charges for mortgage-related allegations. These are people who never would have imagined they would be in this situation several years ago. They believed the housing market was stable and made decisions in the past that have now resulted in criminal charges in the wake of the collapsing housing market.
Mortgage fraud offenses typically involve allegations of:
- False financial statements
- Mortgage application fraud
- Identity theft
- False verification of employment
- False verification of deposit
- False appraisals
- Loan application fraud
Mortgage fraud and other types of white collar allegations involve voluminous documentation, complex regulatory schemes and layered prosecutorial theories. In the hands of less experienced attorneys, mortgage fraud allegations often result in a plea agreement. Dan Cogdell has been successfully rising to these challenges for over a generation. The Cogdell Law Firm, is committed to forcing the government to prove every element of its case beyond a reasonable doubt. That is why a significant number of our cases go to trial. Dan Cogdell has tried more than 275 cases to a jury over his storied career. As a result, our clients frequently opt for trial and, ultimately, they can prevail. When you work with our law firm, we will leave no stone unturned in our pursuit to protect your rights and achieve a positive outcome.
Attorney Defending Mortgage-Related Offenses in Texas and Nationally
Place your freedom and your future in the hands of an experienced lawyer. Choose The Cogdell Law Firm. To arrange a consultation with a top Houston, Texas, mortgage fraud attorney, call 713-426-2244 or contact us online.