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Bank fraud may not include intent to defraud a bank

Fraud charges are often very difficult to understand, especially considering just how complex our banking systems are in 2018 as opposed to banking even 10 or so years ago. More than ever, we live in an interconnected world, and those interconnections often blur the lines between legal boundaries, giving rise to criminal charges a defendant may not expect.

Understanding possession with intent to distribute

Receiving any kind of drug charge is very serious, but possession with intent to distribute is a particularly concerning charge that regularly results in serious jail time. It is well known that drug charges receive some of the harshest sentencing handed down to any non-violent crime, often placing convicts behind bars for years at a time and altering the course of their lives irrevocably.

What do investigators look for on social media?

White collar crime investigations often turn to the Internet. But it's not all about looking for electronic paper trails, bank statements or email messages about money transfers. Those things are important, to be sure, but investigators also turn to something many people use every single day: social media.

Types of mortgage fraud

Fraud charges can come with serious consequences. Those who suspect they may face some form of fraud charge should carefully consider the steps they need to take to build the strongest defense possible.

What if I’m accused of fraud?

If you work in financial services, there are many ways that you may find yourself on the receiving end of fraud charges. Fraud is wide-ranging, and depending on the nature of your work and the individuals you deal with, you may not even know that something you do may cross a line that raises the interest of law enforcement.

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