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Posts tagged "White Collar Crimes"

Alleged fraud scam leads to arrest of motel guest

After receiving a complaint from a person in another state, detectives in Florida opened an investigation into the activities of a man who was allegedly involved in a scam. A person who had sent cash via FedEx to a motel address in Hillsborough reported the alleged fraud. The money was reportedly sent in exchange for a promise by the addressee to remove a virus from the computer of the sender.

Port authority fires contracted cleaning firm, alleging job fraud

Following an investigation launched in December, the Lee County Port Authority recently fired 10 people who were allegedly involved in payroll irregularities at the Page Field airport near Fort Myers, Florida. Several of those who were charged are between ages 70 and 90 years. The site supervisor at the head of the cleaning services faces 10 charges, including fraud and racketeering.

3 of 5 suspects in custody for white collar crimes

Law enforcement in Florida has arrested three individuals suspected in a retail theft scheme that the Florida Department of Law Enforcement believes to be operating in multiple states. Two more suspects are being sought in connection with white collar crimes, which are non-violent, financial crimes. According to investigators, the suspects were defrauding retail stores in 23 Florida counties.

Even nonviolent offenses can lead to prison time

Sometimes, people in Florida and elsewhere do things without realizing that their actions could be deemed unlawful. One such case recently led to a judge sending a 39-year-old man to jail for contempt of court. The man has now filed an appeal, claiming his public criticism of a judge was nonviolent and within his First Amendment rights.

Fraud allegations lead to investigation of roofing company

Individuals and business owners in Florida who learn that they are being investigated might be unsure of how to proceed without jeopardizing their rights. A judgment error or being misled by another person might lead to allegations of fraud. The circumstances could even involve false accusations, and the investigation might lead to an arrest. For this reason, criminal defense counsel from the outset is crucial.

White collar crimes: What are they?

Many types of crimes that aim to bring financial gain, and are based on deceit, fall into this category. White collar crimes charges can involve federal or state laws, and investigations are often lengthy because of the significant numbers of paper trails that must be traced. In Florida and elsewhere, these crimes can include anything from tax evasion or insurance fraud to complicated insider trading, securities fraud and Ponzi schemes.

Google and Facebook lose millions -- wire fraud charges follow

Readers in Florida who thought scams threaten only the uninformed might be surprised to learn that even companies like Facebook and Google can be deceived by scammers -- from anywhere in the world. A man from a Baltic state was recently indicted on wire fraud charges in federal court. He pleaded guilty to defrauding the internet giants and other tech companies out of more than $100 million.

Insurance fraud charges in the aftermath of 2017 hurricanes

Following the devastation of the 2017 hurricanes Maria and Irma, the owner of a Florida construction company worked as a subcontractor hired by a federal relief program to repair damaged homes. Following an investigation, the woman is now facing federal insurance fraud charges for allegedly submitting fraudulent invoices to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. At her indictment, it was alleged that the phony invoices totaled $840,000.

Wire fraud charges filed against defamed ultramarathon runner

A 46-year-old man who reportedly moved from another state to Florida last year was recently arrested. His arrest arose from an investigation into alleged white-collar crimes committed from 2014 through 2018. The man was charged with multiple felonies, including theft and wire fraud.

White collar crimes: What makes money laundering illegal?

For Florida residents to avoid being pulled into money laundering schemes, they need to understand its concept. Money laundering activities are white collar crimes that involve moving criminally derived funds through financial institutions or other businesses to hide their origins. The people involved then reclaim the money, which is now clean because it has been laundered. These acts are criminalized to stop people profiting from them.

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