Paycheck Protection Program Fraud

Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) fraud is one of most active—if not the most active—area of Department of Justice scrutiny right now. This article will discuss some recent cases and “red flag” issues the government focuses on.

Recent DOJ Enforcement of SBA Fraud

Throughout 2021, the DOJ...

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corporate fraud

Corporate Fraud: Common Schemes

Corporate fraud is a type of white-collar crime that involves illegal actions committed either by employees or contractors of a company. In this article, we examine the most common types of corporate fraud. 

Theft of Intellectual Property

A company's most valuable asset is oftentimes its...

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White Collar Crime Myths

White collar crime myths create common misunderstandings for those accused of violating the law. Television and movies often portray white-collar criminals as serving “easy time” in minimum-security prisons. Although this may be semi-accurate in some cases, white-collar criminals also sometimes receive lengthy prison sentences. Therefore, when it comes to white-collar...

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Consequences of White Collar Crime

Consequences of white collar crime, include prison, substantial fines, and restitution. In addition to criminal penalties, white collar offenses often give rise to civil lawsuits. Although it is nonviolent in nature, the authorities take white collar crime very seriously. Anyone the government accuses of a white collar crime must take it seriously....

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Common White Collar Crimes

Common types of white collar crimes range in nature and scope. They all typically involve financially motivated crimes committed by businesses and government professionals. The penalties associated with white-collar crimes can be severe. Anyone the government accuses of a white-collar crime should immediately seek the help of an experienced white-collar criminal defense...

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healthcare fraud

Penalties of Health Care Fraud

Penalties for health care fraud violations can range in type and severity. Over the last several years, the federal government has been aggressively cracking down on health care fraud. Health care fraud is a type of crime that involves the filing of dishonest health care claims. Anyone who is convicted of health...

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Common Types of Health Care Fraud

Health care fraud can take many forms, but there are common types of health care fraud schemes frequently prosecuted by the Department of Justice (“DOJ”). It is also a frequent subject of False Claims Act (“FCA”) qui tam suits. FCA actions have resulted in the recovery of billions of dollars on...

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