Most Common White Collar Crimes

January 13, 2014

The nomenclature makes it sound like some sort of a posh, high society crime involving a lot of money. However, no crime can be white in color. White collar crimes may be very tempting to commit to a lot of people looking to make a quick buck without getting caught easily, but believe me when […]

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Could A Drink Driving Offence Destroy My Career?

January 12, 2014

Drinking and then driving carries such a heavy stigma that you’re not going to get just a slap on the wrist, if you’re caught. And your employers may not take too kindly to it either. Especially if you need your licence to work. Do You Have To Inform Your Employer of Your Offence? Not necessarily. […]

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A Look at the Fraudulent Accounting Practices of BCCI

December 21, 2013

London-based Bank of Commerce and Credit International (BCCI) was a banking and financial institution that had the appearance of being a venerable company. Since its inception in 1972 by Agha Hasan Abedi, the company held a Luxembourg registration and initially did business in Karachi and London. Before its eventual downfall and forced closing in 1991, […]

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Fighting Crime With Technology

December 2, 2013

When it comes to fighting crime, there are a number of great apps on the market that can help law enforcement and citizens. There are several different apps available: some focus on keeping firearms out of the hands of convicted criminals while others are designed to help law enforcement pursue new leads for various crimes. […]

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Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling from Non-Profit

December 2, 2013

Ephonia M. Green, 44, pleaded guilty on November 25th to embezzling over $5 million from her employer, the Association of American Medical Colleges.  The announcement was made in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia by United States Attorney Ronald C. Machen, JR. and Valerie Parlave, the Assistant Director in charge of […]

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What To Do In The Event Of A Traffic Accident

December 1, 2013

Being involved in a traffic accident can be one of the most stressful events you’ll ever experience, and whether it was your fault or not, you need to be aware of your legal rights as well as knowing what to do both at the scene of the accident and afterwards. After all, depending on the […]

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Asbestos Lawsuits Everyone Should Know About

November 28, 2013

The use of asbestos in construction projects presents a danger to the health of individuals in the United States. Those exposed to high concentrations of asbestos face a debilitating process, in which fibers become lodged in lung tissue. This causes significant damage and, over time, can promote the onset of chronic illnesses, including lung cancer, […]

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White Collar or Blue? Differences in Criminal Law

November 24, 2013

(U.S. Criminal Law and generally) The distinction between white collar and blue collar crime is an important one for police and for criminologists; in seeking to develop initiatives to prevent crime, society must understand how criminals operate. The legal system rarely makes distinctions between blue and white collar crime; in fact, colors are not legal […]

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Illegally Collecting Government Benefits? Penalties For Fraud

November 23, 2013

Illegally Collecting Government Benefits? Penalties For Fraud (U.S. Law and generally) Individuals who are qualified for government benefits often qualify because of assets and income ability. Recipients are always required to submit personal information, such as medical reports and bank statements. Filing for government benefits is not as easy as many individuals think. There is […]

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Should Freeway Speed Limits Be Raised?

November 21, 2013

Wherever you drive in the United States, you’ll be confronted with a restraint: the speed limit. Speed limits vary from road to road and state to state, but they’re inescapable, deterring you from traveling too fast and promising you a hefty fine if you choose to do so anyway. On rural highways this is rarely […]

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