A Washington Post article from earlier this month spotlighted a recent change in criminal law in one state that in turn highlights trending activity elsewhere across the country.
A recent in-depth Forbes analysis scrutinizes white collar criminal activity. It specifically looks at the many underlying reasons that individuals indulge in it, risking draconian penalties if caught.
Talk about a black hole.
Part of protecting your organization's success in Texas is to guarantee that you practice integrity and ethical conduct no matter what the circumstances are. One of the most important things you can do is to pay close attention to copyright laws to avoid infringing on someone else's copyright. Failure to do so could result in costly consequences, damage your reputation and cost you the success of your company. Fortunately, there are proactive steps you can take to prevent infringement and give credit to the people who deserve it.
No one wants to have their name linked to Bernie Madoff; the infamous mastermind of the largest financial fraud in U.S. history swindled investors out of more than $60 billion.
The law is fluid. It evolves and changes due to the impact of various mechanisms. Examples include the passage of new laws and rulings by the judiciary. One specific area of law that has evolved in recent years involves the handling of allegations of corruption.
I'm well known, and you're not. Is it fair that, because of that single difference, I receive a harsher criminal sentence than you do after we are convicted of virtually the same crime?
The Houston Astros won last night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers to take a two games to one lead in the World Series. A Spring family that had hoped to be at Minute Maid Park to watch the game shelled out $2,000 for four tickets -- but found out at the gate that the tickets were counterfeit.
With a grand jury, it might sound like you'll get a fair shot at avoiding an indictment or criminal charges. But any time a grand jury is convened, it's typically not a good sign. Grand juries can be unpredictable and you must be cautious in how you act and represent yourself during grand jury proceedings.
A great business idea could make you a lot of money, but there are some schemes that eventually draw the attention of state and federal authorities. Financial fraud takes many forms, and here are a few basic ones of the pyramid variety.