Investigations into Ponzi and Pyramid schemes can be lengthy and cause immense distress and loss of reputation to anyone who is facing allegations or charges involving operating a Ponzi or Pyramid investment scam.
It is vital to seek expert legal advice from a specialist financial fraud solicitor with experience in Ponzi or Pyramid investigations, in order to build a robust defence at any early stage and prevent any errors or misjudgements which might occur during an investigation – and which may prejudice the outcome for a suspect or defendant at a late stage.
Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors can advise clients facing allegations of operating a Ponzi or Pyramid scam even before a charge has been brought.
The Duncan Lewis fraud department regularly represents clients at police stations in Ponzi/Pyramid fraud cases – and our fraud team is available 24/7 to advise on fraud charges involving investment fraud or financial fraud.
Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors can also liaise with agencies which may be involved in an investment fraud investigation, including:
Duncan Lewis can also advise suspects or defendants in Ponzi/Pyramid fraud cases on Confiscation Orders under Section 2 of the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) – as well as civil asset recovery proceedings under Section 5 of POCA.
The Duncan Lewis Crime Department has been recognised as a Top Tier and recommended criminal defence practice by Chambers & Partners UK 2019 and The Legal 500 2019 Edition for its General Crime and White Collar Fraud Work.
Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors have acknowledged expertise in case building based on a sound knowledge of the criminal justice system – and the ability to assemble compelling evidence and documentation in Ponzi/Pyramid fraud cases.
Duncan Lewis represents clients at Police Stations, Magistrates’ Courts, Crown Courts, and at Appeal Courts such as the Court of Appeal – and has highly experienced Higher Court Advocates with a background in conducting serious fraud cases.
There are Duncan Lewis offices nationwide across England and Wales – and a fraud lawyer from Duncan Lewis can usually reach a client at a police station or court within 45 minutes to advise on fraud charges.
We aim for the best possible outcome for clients facing Ponzi/Pyramid scheme fraud charges – call Duncan Lewis any time on 020 7923 4020 for expert legal advice on all fraud charges.
For 24/7 help at a police station, call the Duncan Lewis Emergency Hotline on 020 7275 2036.
Duncan Lewis advises clients who are facing investment fraud charges – or who may be interviewed in relation to Ponzi/Pyramid fraud allegations – to contact us as soon as possible.
Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors can advise even before a charge for fraud is brought – and a solicitor from our specialist fraud department can attend a police station fraud interview conducted by the police, Serious Fraud Office or HM Revenue and Customs.
Duncan Lewis is a leading provider of Legal Aid criminal defence services –Legal Aid is means tested and may only be available in certain circumstances.
Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors can advise further at the initial client meeting.
In cases where a client may not be eligible for Legal Aid, Duncan Lewis fraud solicitors offer competitively-priced fee levels for private client representation – with fixed fees and advance notice of any costs whenever possible.
In some criminal cases, after the event insurance may be an option and Duncan Lewis will advise on an appropriate level of insurance to cover the potential costs of defending a criminal case and to pay any costs imposed by the court.
Call Duncan Lewis Fraud Solicitors to discuss Ponzi or Pyramid fraud allegations or charges on 020 7923 4020.