You may have seen the shows about flipping houses on television or heard about seminars scheduled for your area.
Mass marketing fraud involves any scheme that uses some form of mass communication, such as radio, television and mail, to acquire money in either one jurisdiction or several. In the modern digital age, this form of fraud has even extended into the realm of social media.
It seems like there are constant news stories about insider trading. You may be familiar with the incident that sent Martha Stewart to federal prison. But you do not need to be wealthy or famous to be guilty of this white-collar crime. In fact, it is possible to commit insider trading without even realizing it.
Recent data from the United States Justice Department suggests that white-collar crime is actually on the decline. White-collar crime includes federal procurement fraud, arson for profit, identity theft, telemarketing theft and much more. As of 2016, the rate of white-collar convictions had decreased by 16.7 percent compared to numbers in 2011.
If you feel that you have taken in too much alcohol to drive safely, you may consider sleeping it off in your car. It seems like a win-win. After all, you get to rest, and the streets have one fewer intoxicated driver.
Many Ohio workers are contractors or employees of contractors who work on projects of the federal government. Federal contracts are subject to strict laws regarding the payment of reward for better treatment than would otherwise be available under the official contract.
If law enforcement officers charge you with OVI, one of your possible defenses could be rising blood alcohol. At first glance, it seems to perhaps not be an effective approach, but it has helped in many cases.
Ohio continues to be at the center of the opioid crisis facing the nation. A concoction known as "gray death" has been contributing to fatal overdoses in the state.
Fraud cases seem to be on the decline. According to a report published by the United States Department of Justice, fraud cases decreased by 10 percent between 2011 and 2012.
The laws in Ohio and across the country regarding credit fraud and theft are very clear. Unauthorized use of a person’s credit card is illegal and a white-collar crime. You may have a history of using that person’s card with his or her permission. However, the one time you use that credit card information without the owner's permission could result in you facing criminal charges that can have an adverse impact on your life.