1 week ago
Fraud Defense

Income Tax: Criminal vs. Civil Violations

Few people would debate the fact that the U.S. Tax Code is the most complex set of laws, rules, and regulations that anyone ever deals with. We know this to be true because tax experts, CPAs, tax consultants, and IRS revenue agents might all give dif...

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2 months ago
Fraud Defense

PPP Loan Fraud Penalties

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic caused havoc in the world’s economy, including here in Florida. Mandatory closure orders meant that many small and larger businesses would not survive if they needed to shut down for a substantial period. And all o...

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2 months ago
Federal Criminal Defense, Fraud Defense

Defending Tax Fraud

Knowingly under-reporting income or providing false information to the Internal Revenue Service with the intent to avoid or reduce your tax obligation is a violation of federal law. In most cases, the government will impose civil penalties on violato...

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3 months ago
Fraud Defense

Penalties for Credit Card Fraud

Figures published by the Federal Trade Commission show that Florida was second only to one state, Delaware, in the number of credit card fraud cases in 2020. Every other state in the nation had fewer fraudulent credit card reports than Florida.   ...

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4 months ago
Fraud Defense, White Collar Crime

Florida White Collar Crimes

The term white-collar crime refers to criminal offenses “characterized by deceit, concealment, or violation of trust . . . to obtain or avoid losing money, property, or services or to secure a personal or business advantage.”i These crimes are co...

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