4 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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5 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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6 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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8 months ago
Fraud Defense

Florida Identity Theft Charges And Penalties

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reported that Florida residents reported a loss of $331,282,322 from fraud in 2021. The highest number of complaints were related to identity theft. In the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metro area alone, there we...

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