Category: Fraud

Embezzlement may be a term you’ve heard before, but may not really know what it’s all about. 

The truth is that embezzlement is a white-collar crime that happens far more than people realize. It involves many different kinds of schemes. It’s also often perpetrated by the people you least suspect.

A former teller of a Danville, Virginia bank was finally caught in North Carolina. He had been on the run for two years from embezzlement charges. 

Over the course of about 14 months, he managed to embezzle over $600,000 from the credit union [...]

Fraud is a complex topic. In North Carolina, the statutes surrounding fraud are complicated and many different types of actions fall under the umbrella of fraud. Not to mention, the legal consequences involved in fraud cases can be quite harsh.

Recently, a 19-year-old woman from Clinton, North Carolina found out just how harsh the justice system in the state treats those who are suspected of fraud. 

She was charged with felony insurance fraud for claiming that damage done to her vehicle occurred while she had the policy. The truth was discovered that the [...]

Being a small business owner is hard work. Promoting the business, balancing the checkbook, paying the creditors, paying your employees, and more. It’s a lot to manage, but it all falls on your shoulders. 

As the “shop small” movement continues to expand, it means your life will only continue to become busier – especially in the upcoming weeks.  This is great news for you! 

The not so great news? 

One slip-up when it comes to keeping things in order could mean facing charges of credit card fraud. As a North Carolina business owner, [...]

Tax fraud occurs when an individual or business entity willfully attempts to evade or defeat paying taxes, and most cases have to do with either the assessment or the payment of taxes owed.

While nearly 17% of taxpayers don’t fully comply with the tax code and generally face minimal to no consequences, when the IRS gets a whiff of things truly gone awry, a knowledgeable North Carolina tax fraud attorney can be necessary to fight back against the serious charges of tax fraud and evasion.

In this post, from investigation to conviction, we [...]

Over the last few weeks, social security numbers, private income data, and other personal information has no doubt been flying through cyberspace at breakneck speeds as every law-abiding American citizen is scrambling to file their tax returns before the deadline.

To criminals who are digitally-inclined, tax time may seem like a goldmine for easy fraud – the countless data breaches going on all over the web, the growing landscape of unmanned filing processes, and an entire population of people who trust the system completely – nobody’s watching, right?

Wrong.

For five years running, [...]