Do you know the difference between a grand jury and a trial jury? Although these two judicial bodies may share the same general name, there is a significant difference between the two.
An old adage holds that truth can never be fully suppressed. Such is the case for several wealthy people who lost millions in a mortgage fraud scheme orchestrated by a trusted colleague. On June 27, a 54-year-old Miami Beach, Florida, man pleaded guilty to his role in collecting roughly $20 million in fake mortgages tied to a series of properties he owned on Collins Avenue
Although Paul Ceglia's lawsuit against Mark Zuckerburg has consistently made headlines for awhile, a new wrinkle developed last week when federal authorities launched a new criminal case. A federal prosecutor claims that Ceglia's lawsuit violated several fraud statutes - providing an interesting look at what can count as a federal fraud crime.
A Florida man recently pleaded guilty to mail fraud in connection with a $30 million white collar crime.
Earlier this week the U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami unsealed four separate indictments that accuse 27 people committing mortgage fraud against homeowners in South Florida.