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President of company outside Florida charged with tax evasion

Florida has its share of white collar crime. Among activities most commonly included in these types of charges are identity theft, mortgage fraud and tax evasion. Recently, a 45-year-old man from another state who is the president of an environmental clean-up organization was charged with a federal crime.

Seeking criminal defense for federal drug trafficking in Florida

As in other states, those in Florida are protected under the law with the right to retain legal help when facing criminal charges. Federal drug trafficking charges are serious offenses. Those who find themselves on the wrong side of the law in the matter will want to act under the guidance of an experienced criminal lawyer before facing charges in court.

Federal drug trafficking charges may have severe consequences

Law enforcement authorities in Florida and at the federal level often charge people with various types of criminal drug offenses. Federal drug trafficking is among the most serious types of charges one can face. The penalties under conviction can be quite severe, including substantial prison terms and significant monetary fines.

Medicare and Medicaid fraud can result in prison time in Florida

A Florida dentist faces multiple charges and was recently arrested.  Allegations of Medicare and Medicaid fraud could incur a lengthy prison sentence under conviction. The man is accused of mistreating children who were placed under his dental care. 

Former developer sentenced in mortgage fraud scheme

In a white collar crime reported outside the state of Florida, a man was recently sentenced to federal prison. The 52-year-old former real estate developer was sentenced by a U.S. District Court judge. The conviction was based upon proof of an $8 million mortgage fraud scheme.

Divorce and tax evasion go hand in hand for surgeon

A man outside the state of Florida was recently convicted on several counts of wire fraud and other criminal offenses. He now faces a potential lengthy prison term for tax evasion and the other white collar crimes. The man in question is a 65-year-old plastic surgeon, and the incidents arose during a divorce from his wife of 28 years.

Man travels to Florida, now charged with federal drug trafficking

Authorities say that a vehicle contained a highly advanced hydraulic compartment that was hidden from view and used to transport drugs. The 55-year-old driver of the vehicle was placed under arrest after a recent trip to Florida. He was charged in connection with alleged federal drug trafficking activities.

Several white collar crime charges filed against woman in Florida

Florida detectives have claimed that U.S. Treasury checks were stolen from private mailboxes throughout the state. A 27-year-old woman has been placed under arrest in connection with the suspicions. The young woman will now face each of the white collar crime charges against her.

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