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Cyber Attacks: An Increasingly Common Crime Carrying Serious Criminal Penalties In Pinellas County

By Justin Reep |

With people increasingly adept at computer technology and more of us relying on the internet to conduct business, cyber crimes have surged across the nation. One of the most common types of white collar crimes, there are a variety of ways it can happen and reasons why people engage in this type of criminal… Read More »

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Fraud And Embezzlement Common Crimes Among Small Businesses

By Justin Reep |

Fraud and embezzlement are considered white-collar crimes, but this does not make them any less serious than other criminal charges in Pinellas County. They often target small businesses, where employees have greater access to funds and potentially sensitive information. A case involving a Clearwater woman is an example of how these crimes happen, the… Read More »

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The Importance of Establishing Intent in White Collar Crime Cases

By Justin Reep |

There are two main elements that prosecutors must prove beyond a reasonable doubt in order to obtain a conviction in a criminal case: the criminal act and criminal intent. The first requires proof that a defendant committed an unlawful act, while the latter involves proving that a person intended to commit the crime in… Read More »

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Being Charged with the Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card in Florida

By Justin Reep |

Fraudulently using a credit card is one of the most commonly charged white collar crimes in Florida and comes with serious penalties for those who are convicted. To learn more about preparing a strong defense to your own credit card fraud charges, please contact an experienced Seminole white collar crime attorney who can advise… Read More »

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What are Occupational Crimes?

By Justin Reep |

Also known as workplace crimes, occupational crimes are defined as offenses that are committed by someone during the course of his or her employment. Occupational crimes encompass a wide range of criminal acts, but the most common include white collar offenses, such as embezzlement, money laundering, tax fraud, and the misuse of company information… Read More »

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What it Means to be Charged with a White Collar Crime

By Justin Reep |

Although many people associate Florida’s criminal code with violent offenses like assault and battery, drug-related crimes, or traffic violations, the reality is that these are only a few of the many different types of offenses with which a person can be charged. Many defendants, for example, face white collar crime charges, or allegations of… Read More »

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