White Collar Crime Questions & Answers by State

White Collar Crime Questions & Answers

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?

1 Answer | 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.

Q: My mother is a check fraud victim, what next?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for Texas on
Answered on Aug 21, 2018
Paul Looney's answer
Go to the bank and complete a fraud affidavit. The bank should begin refunding stolen funds. Change your credit cards, bank cards, etc. The bank can handle that off the top. Consequences? There should be none after it is established the bank recognizes the fraud. Hope this has been helpful, and good luck.

Q: Can I be prosecuted if I suspected embezzlement at the place

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for Florida on
Answered on Aug 10, 2018
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
No, you can't be prosecuted unless you committed, aided, or abetted the crime. Suspicion by itself is not one of those.

Q: How can I determine if a presentment was made to the grand jury and if the result was a "No Bill" in a criminal case?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and White Collar Crime for Texas on
Answered on Aug 8, 2018
Grant St Julian III's answer
You may contact the DA's office in the county where the event occurred.

Q: Can a person be charged with forgery of a financial credit card if they never used it

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Identity Theft and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Answered on Aug 7, 2018
David Edward Boyle's answer
Possession of a forged card is a crime if there was intent to defraud someone. The use of the card is an additional crime of financial transaction card fraud, also a felony.

Q: Do people convicted of white collar crimes (in NY) go to jail?

1 Answer | Asked in White Collar Crime for New York on
Answered on Aug 3, 2018
Michael Charles Cimasi's answer
It wholly depends on the facts and circumstances surrounding the alleged crime, the harm to any victims, the ability to make restitution, and the defendants criminal history (if any). But, in short, yes. Defendants can and are routinely sentenced to jail on white collar matters. Get a lawyer sooner than later.

Q: Someone stole my personal property worth atleaar $3000 actually more and tried to get police involved no help

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Small Claims and White Collar Crime for Georgia on
Answered on Aug 1, 2018
David Edward Boyle's answer
If somebody stole from you file a police report and/or file a civil lawsuit against the person.

Q: Should I obtain a lawyer in Ca. or Idaho ?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Litigation, Elder Law and White Collar Crime for Idaho on
Answered on Jul 30, 2018
Mark R Petersen's answer
If the Trust's location is Idaho and the funds were embezzled in Idaho, then it is likely you can pursue the case in Idaho. Idaho's "long arm statute" (the law that allows you to serve a non-resident) would determine if he can be served in California.

Determination of jurisdiction and the ability to serve an out of state resident with a Summons can be tricky. As a result, I would highly suggest you meet with an attorney and review the facts to make a final determination if jurisdiction...

Q: Help! Grandma's probate case FRAUDULENT. She didn't legally own real estate. Her son is "next of kin" and takin my home!

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Real Estate Law, Probate and White Collar Crime for California on
Answered on Jul 26, 2018
Richard Samuel Price's answer
You should ask your attorney about an 850 petition to determine what assets are, or are not, in your grandma's estate. This is a lawsuit to determine whether the house is yours or your grandmas.

Q: Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) of IRA?

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Public Benefits, Social Security and White Collar Crime for Missouri on
Answered on Jul 8, 2018
Eric Steven Day's answer
Your required minimum distributions are determined on an annual basis. Therefore, if you took the distribution last year and are trying to include that distribution as part of your required minimum distribution for the following year, it won’t work. There is a different equation that is used when determining the RMD every year. That being said, you can withdraw the amount anytime throughout the year as long as it is the required amount.

Q: If a person is in the 2nd to last or last stages of Parkinson's or Alzheimer's would he be legally able to sign mortgage

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Elder Law, Probate and White Collar Crime for Texas on
Answered on Jul 7, 2018
Terry Lynn Garrett's answer
A person suffering from dementia usually has a doctor's diagnosis. When dementia is first diagnosed, the person likely still has legal capacity to sign a Will, a Medical Power of Attorney and similar documents. Whether the person still has legal capacity to sign a Durable Power of Attorney varies.

Whether your father had legal capacity to sign the documents at the time he signed them cannot be assessed without reference to his medical records.

How do you know that the...

Q: Uncle started a probate case for my grandmother. She did not own real estate, so I thought. How can I undo/stop probate?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Real Estate Law, Probate and White Collar Crime for California on
Answered on Jul 3, 2018
Bruce Adrian Last's answer
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That's a lot of questions. Off the bat, I recommend that you speak with a lawyer right away about how to defend your self. But here is some basic information to help you make that consultation more efficient. I'll also provide some information about how to find a lawyer below.

If the intervening parent between you and your grandmother is deceased, then you would be an intestate heir to your grandmother. Unless the relationship is broken by a a step-child/step...

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