Laws addressing the crime of money laundering are both diverse and complex. We duly note on our website at the long-tenured Houston criminal defense law firm of Hilder & Associates that “money laundering charges are complicated to prove and vary by court and judge.”
Police officers in Texas and across the country are tasked with the key role of promoting social order, protecting the public against crime and enforcing enacted laws.
Ultimately, the “Money Doctor” bestowed financial harm, not promised riches, on investors.
The Internal Revenue Service might be on the ropes.
White collar criminal activity that is alleged in Texas or elsewhere covers a lot of ground, making each case -- and every defendant -- distinctly different. High-profile matters often relate to subjects such as Ponzi schemes, insider market trading, drug trafficking and large-scale bribery, but they just as often involve far more pedestrian matters.
The securing of citizens’ legally secured property rights has been a cornerstone of American history since the country’s inception. References to property and its safeguarding are liberally cited in the U.S. Constitution, and countless court cases have centered on property protections.
Few Texans – if any – are more knowledgeable about state and federal laws than Don Willett, who has a singular legal perspective that is impressively integrated and complementary.
Was Goldman Sachs complicit in the alleged criminal wrongdoing of ex-executives or merely a bit sloppy in establishing sufficient internal controls to routinely keep high-ranking employees lawfully in check?
We note on our website at the established Hilder & Associates criminal defense firm in Houston what is almost a truism these days regarding financial crimes.
A noted behavioral specialist and criminal justice expert asks two pointed questions in a recently penned Psychology Today article.