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 provides legal advice about detecting and recovering assets concealed in cases involving:
debtors in bankruptcy;
*distributees under wills;
*and various other stakeholders.
Fred L. Abrams 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, FoxBusiness News, etc. He publishes "The Asset Search Blog", (assetsearchblog.com), which discusses recovering assets concealed by kleptocrats, securities fraudsters, bankruptcy debtors and others.
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 presented continuing legal education programs regarding the interdiction 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 Offshore Alert Financial Due Diligence Conference, Fred L. Abrams has additionally lectured about how assets may be fraudulently concealed both domestically and abroad.