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Month: February 2018

Canadian issues with mortgage fraud an important lesson

Over the last few years, rates of mortgage fraud at both big and smaller banks and mortgage companies in Canada has been increasing. Standard & Poor's, a trusted financial services company that analyzes markets, bonds and stocks, has called attention to signs of...

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Florida bill aims to relax drug trafficking laws

Florida has some of the harshest drug trafficking laws in the country. These laws were passed in the 1970s and 1980s to combat the activities of major drug cartels, but they have been criticized in recent years for sending first-time offenders to prison for decades...

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911 call leads to drug charges for Florida man

Police in Florida say that a 22-year-old man was under the influence of narcotics when he called 911 to report a home invasion on the evening of Feb. 12. Sarasota County Sheriff's Office deputies responding to the 11:00 p.m. call found no evidence to suggest that...

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Drug charges levied against South Florida woman

A woman is facing charges of drug trafficking and possession after she was arrested in February. She is accused of combining large amounts of heroin with the extremely potent opioid fentanyl. Fentanyl has been linked to the deadly wave of overdoses that has swept the...

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Tax evasion is a serious crime with serious consequences

Tax evasion and tax fraud are two of the more serious types of white collar crimes. While you may assume you're doing nothing more than bending the rules, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) may not feel the same way.Title 26 U.S.C. Section 7201 of the Internal Revenue...

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