When you’re under investigation, your rights are firmly intact. But unlike an arrest, the government is under no obligation to tell you exactly what those rights are, or how you can use them to protect yourself. The same goes for any time you are asked to take a stand as a witness, or are the target in a grand jury investigation.
Human nature is to cooperate. By doing so, you run the risk of making an admission, providing evidence, or incriminating yourself in some other way. This is a serious mistake, and the consequences can be severe.
Firm founder Vinoo Varghese is a former New York prosecutor who is well-versed on criminal investigations. He has skillfully represented clients in investigations involving white collar crimes, theft and financial crimes, sex crimes, and many other complex state and federal cases. Our team of seasoned NYC criminal defense attorneys based in Manhattan can guide you through each step of the investigation.
We can represent you during investigations and testimonies on all levels:
- Federal, State, and Local Investigations;
- Internal Corporate Investigations; and
- Grand Jury Investigations and Testimony Preparation.
Whether the United States or New York State is investigating you, we can protect you.
I’m the target of an Investigation – what now?
It’s crucial to contact us before making a single move. Regardless of the authority that’s investigating you — the police, the FBI or another agency, even an internal investigator wearing neither badge nor gun — we can help you protect yourself and your interests, prevent your property from being seized, and teach you how to avoid incriminating yourself under any circumstances.