White Collar Crime Questions & Answers by State

White Collar Crime Questions & Answers

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.

Q: Are white collar crimes all federal crimes?

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for New York on
Answered on Oct 13, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
White collar crimes can be prosecuted in federal courts and state courts.

Tim Akpinar

Q: How long can a federal hold for extradition to Florida on a supervised release charge be ? Is there a time limit ?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Ohio on
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Does he h ave local charges?

If so, the Feds won't pick him and take him to federal court until that case is resolved .

When he goes to federal court he will be appointed counsel. There is a procedure in federal court called removal. He could decide if he wishes to waive an identity hearing and he wouldthen be scheduled to be taken to Florida

Q: How do I get in contact with a federal lawyer to report federal crimes and corruption in local and state court systems?

2 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law, White Collar Crime and Constitutional Law for California on
Answered on Oct 6, 2018
Eric Mayeda Renslo's answer
You can use this website to find the right attorney for you, many will give you a free consultation.

Q: We think my mother was charged too much for supplies under medicare - what's the next step?

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 2, 2018
T. J. Jesky's answer
You can report suspected Medicare fraud by calling:

1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).

Report it online to the Office of the Inspector General.

Call the Office of the Inspector General at (1‑800‑447‑8477).

Before you report the fraud, you should have the following information available:

The provider's name and any identifying number you may have

The service or item you're questioning

The date the service or item was supposedly given...

Q: So what exactly is wire fraud?

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for District of Columbia on
Answered on Sep 13, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
If you’re asking as a general matter, wire fraud is a crime defined by federal law in 18 U.S.C. 1343, where the elements are that a defendant voluntarily and intentionally devised or participated in a scheme to defraud another out of money, and that she or he did so with the intent to defraud, and that it was reasonably foreseeable that interstate wire communications would be used, and that interstate wire communications were in fact used. If you’re asking because of a specific matter that...

Q: Want to get a loan with property as collateral - that's okay right if I don't live there?

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Illinois on
Answered on Sep 8, 2018
T. J. Jesky's answer
As long as you are the owner of the property, even if you don't live in property, it can be used as collateral. This is done frequently. However, if you don't own the property and you use it as collateral, this would be considered fraud.

Q: What is the best way to transfer our corporate bank account into another

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Illinois on
Answered on Sep 8, 2018
T. J. Jesky's answer
To best answer your question, I would need more information. For example, are you just transferring your corporate bank account to another bank. A corporation has its own unique EIN number with the IRS. This number identifies the corporation. Just because the corporation changes bank accounts, the EIN would remain the same. Now if you are transferring the corporate bank account to a different entity (or person) you would need a number of corporate formalities to be completed.

Q: Can a company just have anyone sign a check, or do they have to have the bank or somebody grant that authority?

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Florida on
Answered on Aug 31, 2018
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
The company, whether it's a corporation or a LLC, needs to authorize certain people to sign checks. If it's a corporation, it would do it by a resolution of the board of directors. A copy of this authorization should be given to the bank.

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