Category: White Collar Crimes

When people think of embezzlement, they often associate it with schemes that steal millions of dollars, but those aren’t the only the high-profile embezzlement cases that make the news. In January 2020, the Colorado Sun reported the sentencing of an embezzlement case where the defendant was sentenced to six years in prison for pleading guilty for theft between $100,000 and $1 million.

In the grand scheme of things that may

Coronavirus is doing more than simply keep people at home, it’s also causing a heightened awareness about fraudulent credit card activity, and authorities are warning Colorado consumers about it.

Credit card fraud not only has a lasting impact on the lives of victims but perpetrators, too. Before you’re tempted to take advantage of the spike in online buying in the current haze of coronavirus panic, beware!

Understand what consumers are

 

White-collar crimes are not solved overnight. States may investigate alleged fraudsters for years before a ruling is made. Victims may not see restitution for decades.

 

This is how the case involving Heartland Energy Development Corporation (HEDC) is playing out. The state has been investigating the company for alleged crimes dating back to 2002, and the story is not over yet.

 

After a judge ruled the company did

 

Finding out that you are under investigation for a white collar crime is alarming to say the least. You may feel the need to take immediate action – and you should take some actions.

 

Such as consulting with a knowledgeable Denver criminal attorney as soon as possible.

 

However, many people panic when they find out they are under investigation, causing them to make mistakes that are detrimental

 

This past summer, four members of the Farris family from Silt were arrested for theft and embezzlement from Waffle House CEO Joe Rogers, Jr.’s Bear Wallow Ranch in Garfield County.

 

Charla and Charles “Zane” Farris were arrested in June “in connection with a long series of thefts that investigators say total in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, possibly more than $1 million.”

 

In 2012, the Farrises