We're just going to go ahead and tick off an affirmative answer to the above-posed headline query, given our view that so-called cyber crime stories are dominating the media with more force and urgency than ever before.
If you're an ardent proponent of legalized pot in Florida, don't hold your breath.
Years down the road, the words "subprime mortgage crisis" might immediately evoke the first decade of this century for many Americans.
The point is often made that state and federal law enforcement actors -- especially federal agencies and officials -- bring overwhelming zeal and clout to their investigations of individuals targeted in white collar criminal probes.
We visited the hot-button topic of health care fraud in our immediately preceding blog post, noting that it is indeed pervasive and of exceedingly wide scope.
Federal regulators and enforcement agencies have targeted various types of fraud for major investigative probes in recent years, especially in the wake of the so-called Great Recession.
Our immediately preceding blog post raised some initial issues concerning tax evasion (please see our February 5 entry), which we elaborate on a bit more in today's post.
For our readers in Florida and elsewhere who love acronyms, here's one that's been a front-page media mainstay the past couple years: FATCA.