Tax season is just around the corner, which means that companies and individuals will have to file a return to determine whether they will get an income tax refund or have to pay in. Hardly anyone can say that they look forward to having to pay in when tax returns are filed; however, failing to file a return just because you don't want to pay can land you in serious trouble.
Income tax fraud is a very serious charge to face. There are many different points that you have to consider if you are facing this charge. An income tax fraud charge is based on an intentional action, not just a misunderstanding or an unintentional error.
One of the primary focuses of a person who is facing time in prison for crimes like forgery, fraud or anything else is determining how he or she is going to survive prisons. Let's face it -- prisons in this country are horrible for the most part. Instead of focusing on rehabilitation, they simply lock people away with others who have been convicted of crimes and those who are facing charges.
You should only use credit and debit cards that belong to you. When you use ones that belong to other people, there is a good chance that you will end up facing criminal charges for doing this.
Embezzlement is a legal term used to describe employee theft. In other words, it's the illegal act on the part of an employee who misappropriates money that was entrusted to his or her care by another person. Embezzlement is usually carried out by an employee, but it could also be committed by anyone entrusted with the care of money on behalf of another person.
White collar crimes are some that many people tend to overlook. They might think that they won't be caught. In some cases, the people who are doing wrong don't even realize that they are doing things that are illegal.
You have to be careful with what you do to make money. While many people turn to regular jobs, other people try to use creative ways to make money. Two people in Missouri recently discovered that there are legal limits when it has to do with creative ways to get paid.
We recently discussed identity theft and the intricacies that come along with this charge. This is only one possible white collar criminal charge that might occur in these cases.
Identity theft is a white collar crime that has some very serious repercussions for the person accused of the crime and the alleged victim. If you have been accused of this crime, don't waste time in getting the defense process moving forward. Identity theft charges don't usually come until the prosecution has had time to put together a pretty strong case.
In our previous blog post, we discussed how keeping large amounts of cash can be construed as an illegal act. This is because of criminal activity, such as money laundering and drug sales. Some people who participate in these activities don't like to use banks because of the scrutiny that comes with making large deposits.