White Collar Crime

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Government Publishing Impact on Changes to Money Laundering Regulations

January 18, 2017

In a bid to help businesses, the government is trying to decrease the amount of red tape surrounding companies, while still somehow reinforcing anti-money laundering protocols. Any regulation changes are set to influence the businesses that are at a moderate-to-low risk of money laundering, and therefore are in a safer position to benefit from these […]

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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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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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Man Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud in Embezzlement Case

November 20, 2013

James R. Cooley, of Tulsa, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of federal wire fraud connected to his embezzlement of almost $700,000 from his employer.  Cooley also pleaded guilty to a tax crime after he failed to report the income he received from his fraud. According to the plea agreement, Cooley worked as the regional […]

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Pastor Pleads Guilty to $5 Million Ponzi Scheme

November 1, 2013

Federal law enforcement agents have announced that Pastor Charles Lawrence Kennedy, Jr., of Tampa, Florida, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud before United States District Court Judge Christine M. Arguello.  Kennedy was indicted by a federal grand jury in March along with co-defendants Stanley Wayne Anderson, and Edwin Alexander Smith  Smith previously pleaded […]

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Insider Trading Under the Microscope

August 30, 2013

For those of us who don’t play the stock market, our experience with insider trading might be limited to the movie Wall Street. But for those who routinely invest—or even do so on occasion—it’s important to understand exactly what insider trading involves. Mainly so that it can be avoided. Insider Trading Defined Per the US […]

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Defending Against Identity Theft Charges

August 2, 2013

Being charged with Identity Theft is nothing to take lightly. If you have been charged with such a crime, or suspect that you soon will be, then there are a few things to keep in mind that can help make your defense more effective. Obtain Legal Counsel The first thing to do whenever you have […]

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Richmond Financial Manager Charged with Wire Fraud

July 12, 2013

The United States Attorney’s Office has charged Richmond businessman, Getty Andrew Rothenburg, with one count of wire fraud for allegedly skimming nearly $200,000 from a celebrity client’s personal accounts.  The charges were filed in the Charlottesville Division of the U.S. District Court and stem from Rothenberg’s work as a financial manager for Dave Matthews Band […]

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Hershey Candy Pays $4million for Price Fixing

June 26, 2013

United States candy maker, Hershey, pleaded guilty on Friday to the price fixing of confectionery products in Canada.  According to the competition Bureau of Canada, Hershey Canada Inc. now faces a fine of $3.8 million after entering the guilty plea in Ontario Superior Court.  Earlier this month, Canadian authorities also charged Nestle, Mars, and a […]

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New Smyrna Beach Man Guilty of Defrauding United States Investors

June 25, 2013

A Florida man has been convicted following a jury trial for his involvement in a scheme to defraud investors from across the country out of millions of dollars.  Alan Gilner, 78, was found guilty of conspiracy, mail fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering.  Last month, Randi A. Bochinski pleaded guilty to wire fraud, mail fraud, […]

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