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Fraud vs Embezzlement: 4 Key Differences Between Embezzlement and Fraud

Fraud vs Embezzlement: 4 Key Differences Between Embezzlement and Fraud 1

Many people find it difficult to distinguish between embezzlement and fraud. They both involve dishonest personal gain and fall within the ambit of white collar crime but the differences are significant and important. And both will lead to criminal prosecution. There are five, key differences between the two white collar crimes offences. Fraud involves an …

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FAQ: What Is Considered To Be A Drug Crime

FAQ: What Is Considered To Be A Drug Crime 3

Image: https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2017/09/04/11/37/addict-2713620__340.jpg Q:  What is considered a drug crime?   When it comes to drug crimes, there are several federal and state laws that cover them. While federal laws usually have longer sentences, state laws are generally narrower and may involve probation or short-term sentencing.   The prosecution of drug crimes is a top priority …

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What are Felonies in Las Vegas? The Crimes and Punishments in Las Vegas

What are Felonies in Las Vegas? The Crimes and Punishments in Las Vegas 4

  Las Vegas is a city that thrives on entertainment and excitement. It is also home to some significant criminal activity conducted in the ‘city that never sleeps’. The types of felonies in Las Vegas are as diverse as the city’s landscape. Some of the many millions who visit the city are interested to know …

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Consideration of raising minimum age of criminal responsibility doesn’t go far enough

The Law Council of Australia welcomes the decision by Australia’s State Attorneys-General to support development of a proposal to increase the minimum age of criminal responsibility (MACR) from 10 to 12 years of age, but believes an opportunity to bring Australia into step with international human rights standards has been missed. “We, along with other …

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8 Defendants Charged With Drug Trafficking From California to Alaska

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Federal Grand Jury Charges 8 Defendants with Trafficking Kilograms of Cocaine by Mail and Airline from Southern California to Alaska             LOS ANGELES – Law enforcement in several states today arrested six defendants charged in a federal grand jury indictment alleging they participated in a Southern California-based outfit that trafficked kilogram quantities of cocaine to Alaska via …

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Former Fiber Optic CEO Used Forged Contracts to Obtain $250 Million in Investment Funds

Former Fiber Optic CEO Used Forged Contracts to Obtain $250 Million in Investment Funds 6

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that ELIZABETH ANN PIERCE, the former Chief Executive Officer of a telecommunications company based in Anchorage, Alaska, pled guilty today in Manhattan federal court to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with a scheme to use forged guaranteed revenue …

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Former Top Prosecutor Takes On Ghosn Defense

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A former top prosecutor has been hired by the former Nissan Chairman Caros Ghosn to help defend him against fraud charges. The Special Investigation Department of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office arrested Ghosn on Nov. 19 on suspicion of under-reporting his income in Nissan’s securities reports. Ghosn has now hired the former director of …

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Immigration Attorney To Plead Guilty to Visa Fraud

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            SANTA ANA, California – A Laguna Beach attorney has admitted in court documents that she submitted dozens of fraudulent visa petitions to federal immigration authorities and failed to report the money generated by her fraud to the Internal Revenue Service.             In a plea agreement filed on Wednesday, Mihae Park, 53, agreed to plead guilty to …

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