2 months ago
Fraud Defense

Is Forging a Check Signature Illegal?

Putting someone else's signature on any kind of document with legal significance constitutes forgery. This is because when a person puts his or her signature on something, it's typically for some sort of legally binding transaction such as signing a ...

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3 months ago
Fraud Defense

Charity Fraud: The Potential Penalties

When it comes to prosecuting charity fraud it is not always straightforward. The legal system presents severe possible penalties for defrauding a charity. There are many ways one could be charged with charity fraud. It isn’t always as simple as pr...

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3 months ago
Fraud Defense

What is the Anti-Kickback Statute?

The United States government pays billions of dollars every year to pay for medical care and healthcare-related expenses through programs like Medicare, Medicaid, and the Veterans Administration. Most of that money is paid to hospitals, clinics, labo...

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4 months 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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