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White Collar Crimes Archives

4 Florida residents accused of white collar crimes

Three people were recently arrested in Florida while a fourth suspect remains at large. They are all suspects in white collar crimes that involved over $20,000 worth of allegedly fraudulent transactions. According to the Polk County Sheriff's office, the suspects included two 26-year-old and two 30-year-old individuals.

Man on bail for wire fraud accused of committing similar crimes

Federal prosecutors reported that a 26-year-old man was recently detained on new charges while he was on bail for similar charges to which he pleaded guilty in March. He faces money laundering and wire fraud charges for running a fake ticket scheme. One of the complaints involves two people who allege they flew to New York from Florida to attend the 2018 Grammy Awards. However, despite their tickets for which they paid $700 each, they were denied entry when they arrived at the venue.

What are white collar crimes?

In Florida, nonviolent crimes that are theft-related are usually felonies -- depending on the value of funds involved. However, even some less significant cases classified as misdemeanors can have serious consequences. All these crimes are known as white collar crimes, and they are frequently committed in business settings.

Former hospital CEO indicted on charges of embezzlement

Following an investigation that involved the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the Criminal Investigation Division of the Internal Revenue Service and the Blountstown Police Department, the U.S. Department of Justice revealed the indictment by a federal grand jury of a former CEO of a Florida Hospital. He faces charges of embezzlement, wire fraud and filing false tax returns. According to the indictment, the crimes alleged were committed between 2010 and 2015.

Former Florida bookkeeper accused of embezzlement

A former bookkeeper of a Florida company will likely be exploring his defense options after his recent arrest. This followed an investigation that has been ongoing for approximately 10 months into suspected embezzlement. The 46-year-old man worked for the company until he was terminated after becoming a suspect.

Florida IT manager faces white collar crimes charges

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement recently arrested an employee of the Department of Citrus. The 51-year-old IT manager is accused of white collar crimes that involve grand theft of state funds. A spokesperson for the Department of Citrus says suspicious activity by the accused employee gave rise to the investigation.

White collar crimes: 2 Nurses accused of defrauding patients

The prospect of spending 60 years behind bars will naturally make anyone seek legal counsel to explore defense options. Two nursing assistants in Florida may face such sentences if they are convicted of committing white collar crimes. They are accused of defrauding two patients of the home care facility by whom they were contracted. The two nurses were arrested after a four-month investigation that followed reports made to the police by family members of the patients.

Non-violent offenses: Unhappy client sends PI to find psychic

Sometimes people who are desperately in love will do anything to secure a relationship with the subject of their passion. This is where psychics come in. Unfortunately, there are no guarantees on their services, and when psychics fail, they may face criminal charges. Although theirs are non\-violent offenses, the financial losses their clients suffer could be substantial. A woman who is accused of scamming people was arrested in Florida when a private investigator located her at Miami International Airport.

Owner of stolen wallet accuses woman of credit card fraud

Circumstances can cause people to do things they would not usually do, and sometimes those actions can lead to clashes with law enforcement. Any person in Florida who is suspected of committing a crime such as credit card fraud may be unsure of how to proceed. The best first step is to seek legal counsel at the very first opportunity.

Florida woman faces credit card fraud charges

Any Florida resident who is accused of white collar crimes may realize the significant challenge of defending him or herself against such charges. A 71-year-old man filed a report with Brevard County Police last October, and a credit card fraud investigation was launched. The man claimed that someone had stolen his credit card and was charging purchases on it.

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