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Florida woman pleads guilty in white collar crime case

Sometimes, under the advice and guidance of an experienced criminal lawyer, a person accused of a crime chooses to plead guilty in court. In a recent white collar crime case in Florida, a woman has admitted guilt in participating in a health care scheme that is believed to have cost the government almost $3 million. The 50-year-old woman reportedly accepted a plea bargain and now faces time in prison and a fine.

Florida white collar crime involves finance manager

A Florida police officer recently explained that when someone is purchasing an automobile and fills out documentation that includes personal information, the car dealer finance manager gains possession of that information once a customer leaves the office. In a recent case, a man employed in such a position has been accused of white collar crime, using customer information to make fraudulent purchases by phone. Reports indicate that it is not the first time the man has been accused of this type of criminal activity.

Accused of white collar crime in Florida?

Being accused of criminal wrongdoing can have an immediate and long-lasting effect on a person's private and business reputation. In Florida, as in all other states, a person is presumed innocent of all charges unless proved otherwise in court. Therefore, it is typically prudent to seek guidance from an experienced legal professional in the area when one has been arrested or charged with a white collar crime.

Florida white collar crime on the increase

Florida seems to be the hub of a certain type of criminal activity in recent years. Identity theft is a type of white collar crime that some say has reached epidemic proportions in the state. Out of every 100,000 residents in Miami, more than 300 claimed to be a victim of stolen identity in 2013 and 2014.

Multiple arrests made in Florida white collar crime case

On a recent Wednesday night, multiple arrests were made in conjunction with a suspected fraud ring in Florida. The white collar crime suspects were apprehended at two different locations. The total number of persons arrested in the case was seven.

Former clerk to face white collar crime charges in Florida

A recent case involves a 59-year-old woman who bonded out of jail on a recent Tuesday morning after having been arrested and charged with criminal activity. The woman is accused of white collar crime that allegedly victimized taxpayers in Florida. Law enforcement agents say that they placed the woman under arrest for suspicion of an organized scheme to defraud others.

White collar crime charges filed in Florida

On Aug. 15, 2015, two men were arrested and accused of identity theft in Florida. The incident occurred after police received calls pertaining to credit card fraud. The allegations of white collar crime that were made against the men involve purchases made at a local gas station in Willoughby.

White collar crime accusation in Florida involves musician

A  man who reportedly works as a musician has been accused of a criminal scheme in Florida and has apparently been convicted of similar offenses in another state. The man is a saxophone player and has been accused of running a white collar crime scam that involved a Florida hospice center in Nov. 2011. The allegations against him in Florida were not allowed to be submitted in evidence in the recent court case in another state.

Web acts as impediment to finding white collar crime suspects

A recent article discussed that the World Wide Web is a new frontier of sorts when it comes to certain criminal activities. Some authorities say that finding suspects allegedly involved in white collar crime schemes becomes difficult when the Internet has been the venue of choice for the scams reportedly committed. Whether in Florida or elsewhere, client information is reportedly swapped online, then profits are transmitted via networks using digital forms of currency. 

Is Florida a haven for white collar crime?

Some say that sunny Florida is a dream state, perfect for vacationing or permanent residence. Others, apparently, say that the state is a haven for white collar crime. According to some, it has been a location of under-handed activities since the earliest settlers gathered there.

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