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- Business Fraud Committed by Employees
Business owners place significant faith in the hands of their employees. Unfortunately, sometimes this trust is misplaced and insider employees commit major fraud against the business. Florida companies of all sizes have been seriously damaged by employee business fraud. If you believe that your company has been victimized by an employee, please contact an experienced West Palm Beach business fraud attorney for immediate legal assistance.
- What is an Internet Crime?
Not everyone is aware of what constitutes criminal conduct when it comes to the internet.
- Why Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Crimes are Difficult to Prosecute
Federal prosecutors face an uphill battle in prosecuting individuals under the Computer Crimes and Fraud Act (CFAA)
- SEC Halts Ash Narayan from Defrauding RGT Clients
The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that it obtained a court ordered “freeze” of the assets of three individuals, including Ash Narayan, formerly of RGT Wealth Advisors, who, the SEC alleges, siphoned millions of dollars from the accounts he managed at RGT for professional athletes and others while he was the manager of RGT Wealth Advisor’s Orange County, California office.
- Legal Implications for Someone Who Provides a Guaranty on a Closed Business
Many people purchase a product or agree to service because the purchase comes with a warranty. However, if a warranty is made when the business is in the process of closing down or it has already closed down, certain legal implications may arise.
- Recent Moneygram Settlement
MoneyGram will pay a sum of $13 million to settle allegations of consumer fraud. The settlement will establish a restitution fund for consumers who were defrauded by third parties in which they had transferred money.
- Private Investigators Working in Concert with Attorneys
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- Credit Card Fraud, Definitions and Penalties
Credit card fraud can be a stand-alone offense or be a charge that is made in conjunction with other state or federal charges. Individuals convicted of credit card fraud face serious consequences.
- Supreme Court to Law Enforcement: Do Not Freeze Untainted Assets
The precedent was set in 1989. In a United States v. Monsanto case, the Supreme Court held that a suspect who violated the Continuing Criminal Enterprise (CCE) and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) should not have access to the funds obtained through illegal activity.
- SEC Whistleblower Program
In 2010, Congress implemented a new act that provides for monetary incentives for whistleblowers who report Securities and Exchange Commission violations. Whistleblowers are individuals with important information about the illegal acts of others.