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What Does Cyber Crime Mean for Your Identity?

When most people think of “cyber crime“, they envision a sinister, secretive network of hackers who infiltrate the computer systems of banks and massive corporations to steal money or valuable data. In reality, cybercrime and identity theft is a big – and growing – problem that police and prosecutors have begun to take even more Read More

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Hot Under the Collar: Facts about Corporate Crime that Will Shock You

Many believe that street crime is a very big problem in this country today. However, there are those who believe that corporate crime is far much worse. Compared to all the street crimes put together, corporate crime is far more damaging to our society. In fact, when you try to compare the bodily injuries inflicted Read More

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How Serious Are White Collar Crimes?

Who Really Commits White Collar Crimes? A white collar crime is a universal term used to refer to financially driven crimes that are non-violent. The term was derived for the notion that they were characteristically committed by business executives who put on a white shirt and tie. However, the truth is individuals from just any Read More

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Tax Avoidance vs Tax Evasion: Are You Committing a Crime?

In a recent blog post, the top five white collar crimes were discussed. Our post identified tax evasion as one of the most common white collar crimes. This federal crime is based on the principle of deceit rather than violence. Both businesses and individuals commit tax evasion which involves filing tax returns to filing bad Read More

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Top 5 White Collar Crimes

The term “white collar” refers to a large variety of crimes, but most of them involve deceit rather than violence. These crimes are often financially motivated and while they are not physically harmful, they come with serious consequences. The five most common types of white collar crimes include embezzlement, tax evasion, money laundering, securities fraud, Read More

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Tough White Collar Crime Laws against Elderly in Florida

The State of Florida has enacted new laws that make white collar crimes against the elderly—especially when perpetrated against numerous victims—a serious, level nine crime. Such felonies carry stiff fines, up to $500,000 or twice the gain or loss of the perpetrator or victim, with those who are convicted liable for court costs and restitution. Read More

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IRS Seizing Bank Accounts: No Evidence of Criminal Acts

You may need a Miami criminal lawyer even if you have not been charged with a crime. This is because, as it has been widely reported in the news, including the New York Times, the Internal Revenue Service has seized the bank accounts of citizens who have not committed crimes nor have they engaged in Read More

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Continued Fallout from the LIBOR Manipulation

In recent years, a financial scandal came to light regarding the London Interbank Offered Rate, or “LIBOR.” And most recently, a British firm became the latest in a line of financial institutions culpable in the manipulation of the LIBOR interest rate, to their benefit and against the law. What is LIBOR? The LIBOR interest rate Read More

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The White Collar Crime of Insider Trading

“White Collar Crime” encompasses a variety of fraudulent criminal activity usually related to violations of financial and banking laws, regulations and rules. These issues involve arise at both the state and federal levels, although federal white collar cases tend to garner more press and publicity. With the advent of new technology, criminals can commit financial Read More

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