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Understanding embezzlement

Many people may not be familiar with so-called white collar crimes, but just because they are not well-known does not mean that they should be taken lightly. White-collar crimes include charges such as embezzlement or fraud, and if you are charged with such a crime, it is highly recommended that you take action in your defense as quickly as possible. Being convicted of a white-collar crime can come with steep legal penalties, and it will almost certainly have a negative impact on your career.

Star of "Real Housewives" faces further sentencing for fraud

Joe Guidice, star of the TV show "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," was sentenced on April 2 for charges related to driver's license fraud. This is in addition to a sentence of 41 months he is already serving on other fraud charges. He will be able to serve the 18 months of his driver's license sentence concurrently with that one. Guidice was also ordered to pay $10,000, and his driver's license was suspended for two years. Both of these are the maximum punishment.

New Jersey company owners facing identity theft charges

Two New Jersey men were indicted on charges of identity theft, tax evasion and insurance fraud. According to authorities, the two men were owners of a construction company using someone else's identity as a front to commit these crimes. These men reportedly failed to pay $250,000 in taxes over the course of two years.

The FBI on white-collar crime

Business professionals in New Jersey may benefit from learning more about how the Federal Bureau of Investigation views and manages illicit activity synonymous to white-collar crime. The Bureau describes white-collar crime as lying, cheating, stealing and other types of fraud committed by government and business professionals. One of the most prominent and recognizable types of white-collar crime is corporate fraud. The FBI is the leading authority responsible for investigating corporate fraud and other crimes that may be related.

Man charged with fraud after using stolen credit card

A young man in New Jersey was arrested on charges of committing fraud with a stolen credit card. According to police, the man was identified after he used a stolen credit card to purchase cigarettes and gift cards at a mall in Bernards Township. Authorities believe that the man found the card on the ground at the mall, near the Dunkin’ Donuts store. He has since been arrested and charged with fraud.

NFL player and his mother face white collar crime allegations

A former NFL Pro Bowl wide receiver and his 72-year-old mother have been indicted relating to a fraud conspiracy. New Jersey police believe that Irving Fryar, 51-years-old, and his mother conspired to steal money through fraudulent home equity loans. The two will have to defend against their white collar crime allegations in the New Jersey Superior Court.

2 men face fraud allegations for store gift cards in New Jersey

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.

New Jersey investment man charged with fraud

A man is facing criminal charges related to commodity pools that he was conducting. The New Jersey man has been charged with fraud after he was accused of embezzling nearly $200,000 from investors. He generated an automated system that would trade futures contracts. Out of his investors, some of them were trained on how to use the system.

New Jersey leader working to end fraud in pension system

The governor of New Jersey has recently made a move to help solve a problem in the state's pension system. The new office that the governor has started will be responsible for ending fraud by ensuring that ineligible workers are not collecting payments that they are not supposed to receive. The state, like others, is trying to fund a depleted retirement system for its workers.

Authorities claim 23 facing fraud allegations in New Jersey

Many people enjoy visiting casinos for a variety of reasons, including some for serious gambling and others because they enjoy the thrill of chance. For a few though, according to law enforcement officials in New Jersey, some visits to casinos have ended in 23 people facing fraud allegations. The police claim that of the people indicted, 16 are in custody and the seven alleged to still be wanted have had warrants issued for their arrests.

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