Category: Criminal

What to Do If You Are Accused of Securities Fraud

August 10, 2019 | Criminal

Securities fraud is a type of white collar crime that involves the world of investments, primarily stocks, bonds, contracts, and notes. Securities such as these are regulated on both the state and federal levels with a number of regulations that must be followed. When someone ignores these regulations and makes a profit through theft, dishonesty, […]

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What is Property Crime?

June 20, 2019 | Criminal

Property crime is one type of crime that can be either white collar crime or blue collar crime. There are many different types of property crime. For the most part, property crime refers to crime that results in damage or theft of money or property. Learn more about property crime and how to defend yourself […]

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What is the Difference: White Collar Crime Vs. Blue Collar Crime

June 20, 2019 | Criminal

Have you been told you need to hire an attorney for a white collar crime? Many people are under the impression that white collar crimes are only committed by the wealthy or business elite, yet the real difference between white collar crime and blue collar crime is a matter of perception. Here’s the difference and […]

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Wire Fraud: What It Means and How to Fight It

May 20, 2019 | Criminal

Wire fraud is a broad charge that is often filed against someone when the evidence is circumstantial for other charges. If you are charged with wire fraud, it is important to understand what it means and how to fight it so that you can avoid steep penalties and possible jail time. Wire Fraud Definition Wire […]

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Supernatural Vs Reality: What Credit Card Fraud Really Means

May 10, 2019 | Criminal

The television show Supernatural has been popular for 14 years, and beyond the supernatural entities they face their entire lifestyle seems completely fictional. After all, who can run credit card scams for 14 years without being caught? On the show, Sam and Dean fund their lifestyle with credit cards in different names, with different addresses, […]

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Your Constitutional Rights During a White-Collar Criminal Case

February 10, 2019 | Criminal

A white-collar criminal case is often difficult for prosecution and investigators to prove. If you have been charged with a white-collar crime, it is important that you know your constitutional rights in these matters. Investigators and prosecutors will try everything they can to prove your guilt. It is important that you stand up for yourself […]

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Cracking Down on Insurance Fraud

November 20, 2018 | Criminal, Legal Blog

Due to the uptake in hurricane-related claims, prosecutors have been pursuing insurance fraud more than ever before. A Florida principal was recently arrested for his attempt to create fraudulent claims of about $16,000 worth of damages to his home after Hurricane Irma. It may seem harmless to slightly exaggerate damage claims after a natural disaster, […]

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Embezzlement: Even Nuns Can Be Charged

November 10, 2018 | Criminal, Legal Blog

The word embezzlement often brings to mind the image of a CEO or important account executive. While this may often be the case, it is important to remember that anyone who misappropriates funds can potentially get caught for embezzlement. In recent news, two nuns were caught in an embezzlement scandal after they used funds set […]

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Will White Collar Crime End Mychal Kendricks’ NFL Career?

September 10, 2018 | Criminal, Legal Blog

NFL linebacker Mychal Kendricks has been making headlines recently, but not for his athletic prowess. Kendricks pleaded guilty to federal charges of insider trading and will be sentenced in January 2019. It might sound like pleading guilty to a federal crime would halt a football career, but Kendricks actually just signed a one-year deal with […]

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