Fred L. Abrams has located tens of millions of dollars hidden in offshore tax havens and filed legal proceedings in Zurich, Geneva, Tel Aviv, Amsterdam and Puerto Rico to seek discovery from foreign bank witnesses. A member of the New York bar since 1990, he has handled a wide variety of legal matters in which assets were hidden, such as RICO, money laundering, identity theft and tax fraud.
Practicing in the asset recovery areas of financial intelligence, financial fraud investigations and forced collection proceedings, Fred L. Abrams has been cited by Forbes Magazine, The New York Times, MoneyLaundering.com, etc. He similarly appeared on FoxBusiness News on these topics.
As a guest of the New York County Lawyers’ Association, the Queens County Bar Association, the Brooklyn Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association and the Suffolk County Bar Association, he has presented continuing legal education programs regarding the recovery of assets during matrimonial and / or bankruptcy and / or a broad range of legal cases.
At the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the Massachusetts’ Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the 8th Annual OffshoreAlert Financial Due Diligence Conference, Fred L. Abrams has additionally lectured about how assets may be fraudulently concealed both domestically and abroad.
Marital assets, bankruptcy estate assets, probate assets and almost anything else can conceivably be secretly transferred by common methods. Just a few of the common methods include the use of intermediaries (i.e. nominees), forgeries, portable valuable commodities and multiple jurisdictions to fraudulently transfer or conceal assets.
By focusing on these kinds of methods, attorney Fred L. Abrams searches for assets which individuals and corporations may have hidden. He does this in some situations through court-ordered discovery or the pursuit of other legal remedies. Fred L. Abrams also sometimes searches for assets by using: financial investigators across the globe, human intelligence, computer-based research, etc.
He represents the victims of asset concealment schemes and can be reached via Tel: (212) 766-7275. He provides legal advice about detecting and recovering assets concealed in cases involving:
- divorcing spouses;
- debtors in bankruptcy;
- identity thieves;
- tax cheats;
- Ponzi schemers;
- post-judgment debtors;
- distributees under wills;
- trust beneficiaries;
- and various stakeholders.
Bar Memberships & Of Counsel Attorneys
Fred L. Abrams, Esq.
- J.D. Benjamin Cardozo School of Law-Yeshiva University; B.A. with Departmental Honors, Harpur College S.U.N.Y Binghamton.
- Bar Memberships: N.Y. Bar; Federal Bars: U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of N.Y., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of N.Y., U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
Lcdo. Pedro T. Armstrong, “Of Counsel”
- J.D. Inter American University; B.A. University of Puerto Rico. Principal office located in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
- Bar Memberships: Puerto Rico Bar; U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico; U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
Peter Verby, Esq., “Of Counsel”
- B.A. University of Michigan, J.D. Brooklyn Law School.
- Bar Memberships: New York Bar; and Federal Bars: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.