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Category: Corporate Fraud


SEP. 26 2018
White Collar Crime Lawyer West Palm Beach | What is Credit Card Fraud
White Collar Crime Lawyer West Palm Beach | What is Credit Card Fraud

One of the most common forms of financial fraud being committed is credit card fraud. With the increase of online shopping, many people’s information is more vulnerable than ever to criminal activity.

What is Credit Card Fraud?

 

Credit card fraud is a form of identity theft in which an individual uses someone else’s credit card information to charge purchases, or to withdraw funds from the account. Credit card fraud also includes the fraudulent use of a debit card and may be accomplished by the theft of the actual card, or by illegally obtaining the cardholder’s account and personal information. …

MAY  1 2018
White Collar Crime Lawyer in West Palm Beach | White Collar Crime Guide
White Collar Crime Lawyer in West Palm Beach | White Collar Crime Guide

We hear about crimes on a daily basis. But, it’s not every day you’re face-to-face with a white collar crime, or an accusation. So, what is a white collar crime lawyer in West Palm Beach and how do you handle an accusation?

 

What Does “White Collar Crime” Mean?

 

White collar crime refers to non-violent crimes involving fraud, deception, and dishonest practices typically dealing with money matters. Bigwigs tend to commit these crimes within businesses, government, and large financial environments.

 

Examples of White Collar Crime?

 

White collar crimes come in all shapes and sizes. Money laundering, …

APR. 25 2016
The Best Defenses for Corporate Fraud
The Best Defenses for Corporate Fraud

 

Corporate fraud is one of the FBI’s top priorities. While it’s true that this type of fraud has always been an issue, the Enron scandal of 2001 really seemed to put corporate fraud on the mainstream “map”.

 

Enron, named by Fortune magazine as “America’s Most Innovative Company” for six years in a row prior to the scandal, kept massive debts off of their balance sheets, which resulted in shareholders losing $74 billion – yes, with a b – thousands of investors and employees losing their pensions, and many employees ultimately losing their jobs.

 

WorldCom, Tyco, HealthSouth, Freddie …