The white collar crime universe is both broad and varied. We have stressed that point to readers across Texas and elsewhere in prior blog posts and on our website.
Counterfeit goods comprise what one online overview of the subject matter terms a “major industry.”
Is this truly something new or, rather, a simple explanation point added to subject matter that has already been well articulated?
The term “conspiracy” is a common utterance in actual criminal cases and certainly on television shows and in movies that serve up ever-popular crime dramas.
A standard answer to the above blog headline is that, yes, executives in a corporation are usually immune from civil and criminal actions that posit wrongdoing and third-party damages (e.g., to consumers or a government entity).
Bribery is a criminal offense that even many children understand at a fundamental level. I give something to you to solicit preferential treatment that wouldn’t otherwise be forthcoming. Or, alternatively, I receive something of value from you to confer some special privilege upon you.
Many American residents, U.S. businesses, foreign companies involved in securities trading in the United States and additional persons and entities that deal with foreign officials in business matters run across the acronym FCPA in due course.
Senzig, an IBM spinoff business, has created a new software product that allows companies to fight fraud, locate internal threats and identify external vulnerabilities that may affect their systems. The product uses artificial intelligence to scan large amounts of corporate data and ferret out issues. The analysis also reveals things like who is accessing a company's data and whether the company is in federal compliance.
When you earn a high income, there is always a risk that someone will accuse you of crimes just because you're successful. There is the potential for people to accuse you of corruption or of accepting bribes due to your place in a company or the government.
People might look at the title of criminal defense attorney and ask what that means. How is it different than a prosecutor? Any accusation of white collar crime requires layers of detailed evidence.