Tampa, FL asked in White Collar Crime for Florida

Q: I quit my job after I realized my boss was laundering money from the company. Now she's being questioned by law

enforcement and they recently contacted me to answer questions too. I had nothing to do with her crime, but could my knowledge without reporting it get me in legal trouble?

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Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: No, not unless you were personally involved in the money laundering crimes yourself. However, if your ex-boss knows that you are aware of the money laundering, she may either try to get you to lie about it for her, or--worse yet--might lie about you being involved to the law enforcement authorities investigating the crimes. Consider hiring a lawyer now.

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