Fraud: What Every Attorney Should Know

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Rebroadcast - October 29th, 2018

  • 10:00-11:30am PST / 11:00-12:30pm MST / 12:00-1:30pm CST / 1:00-2:30pm EST

This program was recorded on August 15th, 2018

A brief introduction into the legal concept of fraud. It will include civil and criminal fraud, methods of proving fraud, and ideas on how to collect judgments. Some famous fraud cases will be discussed.



  • Keith H. Rutman
    Attorney Keith H. Rutman has practiced law in San Diego since 1989, focusing his practice on the areas of criminal defense, police misconduct lawsuits, and business litigation. Mr. Rutman graduated from the University of San Diego Law School. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the American Bar Association and San Diego County Bar Association. Mr. Rutman was a contributing editor and author for “San Diego Lawyer Magazine.” He is a master in the William B. Enright Inns of Court and participates in the San Diego County Bar Association’s Children at Risk project.

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      • 1.5 General Credits
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    1. Topics:
      1. Elements of fraud - using jury instructions
        1. Criminal [under federal and California (as example) law]
        2. conspiracy
        3. bank fraud
        4. wire fraud
        5. securities fraud
        6. honest services
        7. mortgage fraud
        8. others TBD
      2. Civil [under federal and California (as example) law]
      3. methods of proving fraud
      4. collecting civil judgments
    2. Notable cases and the lessons we learn from them
      1. Too big to fail?
      2. Steal big

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