Category: White Collar Crime

The future is questionable for Senator Richard Burr from North Carolina. Senator Burr is being investigated by the FBI and Department of Justice for possible insider trading stemming from his stock sales at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.

According to CBS 17, Senator Burr may have exploited information he was privy to as the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee in the selling of $1.7 million in stocks in the days preceding the downward spiral of the stock market due to concerns about COVID-19. 

Of course, Senator [...]

A Florida man was recently convicted of wire fraud and tax evasion after stealing millions of dollars from his wife and father-in-law using his father’s North Carolina company.

The man told his wife and father-in-law that he was investing their money conservatively in US Treasury bills, but was actually using the money to make risky trades in futures and commodities. 

He also used $1.6 million for his own personal expenses, including an oceanfront condo in Florida. Eventually, he even mortgaged his father’s real estate holdings to conceal his investment losses.  

He has now [...]

When you think about all of the crimes in North Carolina, white-collar crimes don’t always seem so serious – primarily because there is rarely any violence involved in this type of offense.

Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean that crimes like fraud and tax evasion are absolutely victimless. For this reason, there are consequences.

If you have been charged with a white-collar crime in North Carolina, those consequences upon conviction are serious. Mistakes in or out of the courtroom may make the difference between a prison sentence and walking away free.

An experienced North Carolina [...]

Non-violent crimes, such as fraud and embezzlement, are considered “white collar” in the state of North Carolina. White collar crimes typically involve deceit and are usually done with the motivation of financial gain.

If you’re facing criminal charges in regards to a white collar crime, the penalties can be quite severe. You need to fight back to protect your future, and in order to craft the most effective defense strategy, it’s important to understand what exactly constitutes a white collar crime in North Carolina.

As experienced white collar crime attorneys, the lawyers at [...]