The most important tenet of the United States criminal justice system is the presumption that a person is innocent until and unless proved guilty in a court of law. This precept is designed to ensure that no one is imprisoned for a crime they did not commit. It does not matter whether a person faces embezzlement charges or murder charges, every person in New Jersey accused of a crime has the right to this legal presumption and to defend themselves against the accusations in court.
Just as there are several types of white-collar crimes, there are many types of fraud. When the average American citizen thinks of credit card fraud, that citizen will probably think of identity theft and using another person's credit card; however, credit card fraud can even cover even store gift cards. Two men are facing fraud allegations in New Jersey in relation to store gift cards from a popular pharmacy chain.