The Crime Of Fraud And What The Law Says About It

Fraud is a broad term used in reference to acts that are intended to trick another person for monetary or personal gains through the use of deception or deceit. The most common examples of fraud are antitrust violations, bribery, credit card fraud, counterfeiting, extortion, forgery and misappropriation of trust funds. Fraud as a criminal and civil offense There are thousands of victims of fraud every year with most of them law-abiding citizens without any criminal records. The goal of fraud is to gain something of value like money through the…

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Canadian Lawyers Saw An Increase In US Citizens Inquiring About Migration Due To Election

A lot of countries across the world paid close attention to the US presidential elections, especially the country’s closest ally and neighbor, Canada. Their close proximity to each other meant that major happenings in either country affected each other. That was exactly what was reported by lawyers across Canada, from Donich Law and other firms, as they stated they saw an increase in Americans that consulted legal experts about moving to Canada for fear of the recent presidential elections. Vancouver’s Nathan McQuarrie, an immigration lawyer and Washington State attorney, affirmed…

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New York Lawyers Expect A Surge In Criminal And Civil Cases

Lawyers in the City of New York are preparing for the surge of white-collar criminal and civil cases due to market volatility caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The expected upswing is very likely to mimic the trends that followed the dot-com bubble during the turn of the century and the 2008 financial crisis. However, investigations will be slow and trials delayed because of court shutdowns. According to David Miller, partner at Greenburg Traurig and former assistant US attorney, investigations of misconduct related to the pandemic are already underway but it…

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