White Collar Crime Questions & Answers by State

White Collar Crime Questions & Answers

Q: If you get a 1099 can the company still charge you with fraud even if they knew about the money on the 1099

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Tennessee on
Answered on Feb 12, 2019
Anthony Marvin Avery's answer
Not exactly sure what your question is about, but a Civil Fraud case can certainly be made, and most likely also a Criminal Theft charge also. Illegal Income is still income that must be reported by the Recipient, and can be a legitimate business expense for the Defrauded Party. The 1099 could probably be used as part of a Defense, to infer the alleged Victim's knowledge before, during and after the money being paid to the Recipient (or Thief).

Q: Need lawyer that deals in Greene county Ohio felony cases that accept payment arrangement

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Ohio on
Answered on Jan 21, 2019
Patrick DiChiro's answer
CONTACT THE OHIO STATE BAR ASSOCIATION AT 1-800-232-7124. ASK THEM FOR THE LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE. TELL THEM THE AREA YOU NEED THE LAWYER.

BEST WISHES,

PAT

Q: Is there any realistic scenario where the president and/or their cabinet can be adequately prosecuted for crimes?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, White Collar Crime and Appeals / Appellate Law for California on
Answered on Jan 14, 2019
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
See: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/democracy-post/wp/2018/08/29/yes-its-possible-to-indict-a-sitting-u-s-president-heres-why/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.0aa521a59207

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Q: If this is my first offense and agree to inpatient rehab what or my options

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Mississippi on
Answered on Jan 7, 2019
Arthur Calderon's answer
You need to get with an attorney ASAP. Being that this is your first offense, and depending on the charge, you may have much wider options, which may also include avoiding jail time and having your charge kept off of your record. Feel free to reach out to any attorney on here by clicking the contact info next to their name. Most lawyers, including myself, are happy to provide a free consult to see what can be done on your case.

Q: What does wire fraud actually entail?

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for California on
Answered on Dec 27, 2018
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
See: https://www.justice.gov/jm/criminal-resource-manual-941-18-usc-1343-elements-wire-fraud

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Q: Who would I report it to if I believe the stock brokerage company at which I'm a client is performing insider trading?

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 25, 2018
William Wolf's answer
You should retain a lawyer immediately with federal criminal defense experience to help you out throughout an investigation.

Q: Do I have an obligation to disclose company wrongdoing like embezzlement if I'm aware of it happening? I don't want to

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 25, 2018
William Wolf's answer
There's not enough information to answer your question.

You need to see a lawyer with federal criminal experience who knows something about whistleblower protection laws.

Good luck.

Q: need pro bono attorney for mortgage fraud case

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 25, 2018
William Wolf's answer
There is a lot of information that's not here that makes this more difficult to answer.

You don't indicate whether this is a State prosecution or a federal one. Both have jurisdiction to prosecute.

If it's a State prosecution, and you're charged, and you can't afford a lawyer, you will be appointed a lawyer by the judge. If the case is in Illinois, chances are the defense lawyer will be from the local County Public Defender's Office where the case is pending.

If it's...

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

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Florida on
Answered on Nov 28, 2018
Bruce Alexander Minnick's answer
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.

Q: Can I file suit against the buyer's agent, buyer, and or buyer's lender of my home for breach of contract?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law, Civil Litigation and White Collar Crime for Maryland on
Answered on Nov 22, 2018
Mark Oakley's answer
You might have a basis to forfeit the buyer’s deposit based upon misrepresentation. The buyer beached the implied covenant of good faith dealing.

Q: Does the term white collar crime relate to the offender's socio-economic status or just the status of the person they

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Illinois on
Answered on Nov 18, 2018
William Wolf's answer
White collar crime refers to a type of crime. It's typically corporate.

There's a wikipedia entry on the subject.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-collar_crime

Q: Is there any difference between a white collar and a corporate crime or are they the same thing?

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for District of Columbia on
Answered on Nov 13, 2018
Bernard Crane's answer
Pretty much the same, but not entirely. Its like that scene in Seinfield, where Newman is trying to impress a girl with his postal knowledge and smugly looks at her and says, "All certified mail is registered, but not all registered mail is certified."

All corporate crime is white collar, but not all white collar crime is corporate.

White collar crime refers to financially motivated, nonviolent crime, usually committed by business or government professionals. Corporate crime...

Q: Are white collar crimes called that because the sentences aren't as severe as they are for other criminal offenses?

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Florida on
Answered on Nov 5, 2018
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
Not really. "White-collar crime (or corporate crime, more correctly) refers to financially motivated, nonviolent crime committed by business and government professionals." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-collar_crime

Q: How much time i have to make an objection to a probate case?My attorney did not object or challenge probate.Why cant he?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Probate and White Collar Crime for California on
Answered on Nov 3, 2018
Richard Samuel Price's answer
If the house is yours, and not in the estate, then you would have to bring a petition under Probate Code section 850 to challenge the title to the property. Discuss this with your attorney.

Q: Does the federal government have sole authority to investigate white collar crimes or can state governments get involved

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for New York on
Answered on Nov 1, 2018
Kristen Epifania's answer
Crimes can be prosecuted on both the federal and state levels.

Q: What happens if you fail to appear in court for aggravated assault and criminal trespass

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Answered on Oct 25, 2018
David Edward Boyle's answer
If you fail to appear the Court will issue a bench warrant and forfeit your bond.

Q: Do I report embezzlement to police or some other agency?

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for New York on
Answered on Oct 24, 2018
Kristen Epifania's answer
If you are the victim of a crime, you can report it to the police.

Q: If a person embezzled from us, are we entitled to the entire sum back?

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
William Wolf's answer
This is something you need to bring up with the prosecutor who is prosecuting this person for the embezzlement.

Courts have the authority to order restitution, ordering a defendant who is convicted to compensate the person or persons he or she stole from.

I hope this helps.

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