With the onslaught of more and more companies doing business online, consumers and Internet junkies must beware of bogus Web sites attempting to obtain confidential information. NY Criminal Lawyers report with the Securities Investor Protection Corporation warn that someone set up a bogus account and attempted to get clients of Bernard Madoff to hand off private details.
Basically this site, and many others like it, mimic legitimate agencies then poses as part of the International Securities Investor Protection Corporation by offering the unknowing victims a chance to apply for a $1.3 billion in cash recovered from a Madoff “hideout”. NY Criminal Lawyers warn Internet users that this particular group claims to be based in Geneva but records show the site to be registered to an address in Nigeria.
And now, New York Criminal Lawyers will join forces with the SIPC and try to have the site shut down. And in case the entire issue of a “Madooff” scheme is new, Madoff is serving time in prison for orchestrating a plan that wiped out life savings and entire charities.
The firm of Stephen Bilkis & Associates and its New York Criminal Lawyers and convenient locations in the New York Area including Murray Hill, NY can be very helpful to you if you find yourself involved in a criminal prosecution. Facing charges without a New York Criminal Lawyer is a losing option.