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Understanding White Collar Crime

February 23, 2016
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“White collar crime” is traditionally recognized as a financially-motivated crime committed by people at large companies or those in power positions. While this is often the case, white collar crimes can be committed by anyone. These crimes range from misallocation of client funds to unlawfully usurping government benefits such as Social Security or Unemployment. White […]

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A summary of securities fraud

December 27, 2010
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A federal case for securities fraud typically begins with an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC is responsible for regulating financial markets through the enforcement of two federal acts: Securities Act of 1933. This act requires generally that all securities offered for sale must be registered. The seller must provide registration […]

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