Category: Fraud

 

“Credit card fraud.”

 

When most people hear those three little words, it sends an uncomfortable prickle down their backs. After all, no one wants to think about the possibility of someone getting ahold of their card and racking up expenses.

 

Lawmakers and those in law enforcement understand this. They also know how widespread and prevalent credit card fraud is. Because of these two things, they tend to

 

What do Charles Ponzi, Bernie Madoff, and Jordan Belfort – the man whom the film The Wolf of Wall Street is based on – all have in common?

 

They were all convicted of white collar crimes.

 

Ponzi served numerous years in prison in both Canada and the United States. Belfort served 22 months of a 4-year sentence and was also ordered to pay $110 million in restitution.

 

Have you started filing your taxes yet?

 

In the next few weeks, there will be social security numbers, expense lists, pay stubs and more being transferred, mailed, and analyzed. All of this information is a goldmine for individuals who want to commit identity theft or fraud schemes.

 

As secure as your data and information may be, identity theft comes in many forms, and rears its ugly head

As the world becomes more globalized and we can reach and communicate with more and more people in seconds, crimes themselves become more complex and harder to classify.

 

Case-in-point: with advancements in technology, financial or otherwise, there are many different types of fraud that can be committed. So if you are charged with fraud, how can you know what penalties you face, and how you can begin building a

Fraud is a broad term that encompasses a variety of criminal activities, typically involving statements or acts knowingly deceiving another party for personal gain. Though different fraud crimes have distinct elements and contexts, all types of fraud are considered serious offenses under both Colorado and federal law. In addition, if the US government is harmed or otherwise involved in a fraud case, the fraud crime may be prosecuted as a