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White Collar Crimes Archives

Authorities capture banker wanted by FBI for fraud charges

When a person is facing white-collar crime charges he or she should take the charges very serious. Although white-collar crimes may not seem as serious as other kinds of criminal charges they can carry very long prison sentences when a person is convicted. Anyone in the Fairfield County area facing these kinds of charges should act fast in order to defend him or herself.

Coffee roaster employee faces insider trading charges

Individuals who work in the information technology department of their companies may find that they have access to an incredible wealth of financial information for the company. By scrutinizing proposed press releases, emails, and unreleased profit and loss statements, it may be possible to obtain insider information before it is released to members of the public. While it may be tempting to use this information for personal gain, such conduct is illegal and forcefully policed. As such, what may seem to be a few harmless phone calls resulting in a few extra dollars in a brokerage account can lead to an arrest on white collar crime charges.

Federal tax evasion law brings debate

Federal and state white collar crime laws carry sentencing that often surprises many by how extensive and severe the fines and possible prison times can prove. It's clear that the government takes offenses like tax evasion, fraud, identity theft, and embezzlement very seriously. Given that the means of white collar crime are by nature technology-based and fast-paced, the legal landscape these acts inhabit is also constantly adapting in order to better police potential offenders.