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It’s Election Time: How to Avoid Colorado Voter Fraud Charges

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Fraud | Voter Fraud

It’s Election Time: How to Avoid Colorado Voter Fraud Charges

Accusations and fears of voter fraud always heat up around elections. In this post, we’ll tell you what actions specifically constitute voter fraud and how to avoid getting charged. Does Voter Fraud Really Happen in Colorado? Yes… technically. Just not … Continue reading

What Does It Mean to Be Charged with Unemployment Fraud in Colorado?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Fraud | White Collar Crimes

What Does It Mean to Be Charged with Unemployment Fraud in Colorado?

A 36-year-old Fruita woman was recently accused of collecting almost $10,000 in unemployment benefits while she was, in fact, employed. The investigation began in 2017, when a random audit of one of the suspect’s employers revealed that she had been … Continue reading

Colorado Forgery Charge? Ask Your Lawyer about These Strategies 

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Forgery | Fraud

Colorado Forgery Charge? Ask Your Lawyer about These Strategies 

Have you been recently accused of forgery? A skilled Colorado defense attorney will have several possible defense strategies to help you fight your charge. In this post, we’re going to cover several of the most common defenses. Legal Definition of … Continue reading

6 Types of Fraud Crimes Related to Forgery in Colorado

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Fraud | White Collar Crimes

6 Types of Fraud Crimes Related to Forgery in Colorado

Undoubtedly you have heard of both fraud and forgery, and you probably know that both are illegal acts punishable by the laws of Colorado. You might not realize, though, that forgery is actually a specific type of fraud. Or that … Continue reading

Did You Know That Padding Your Hours in Colorado May Qualify as Fraud?

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Fraud

Did You Know That Padding Your Hours in Colorado May Qualify as Fraud?

Have you ever reported more hours on your timecard or invoice than you worked? Have you ever taken a longer lunch than usual, but recorded it as if it was the normal length? You may not think those “white lies” … Continue reading

The Best Strategies to Battle Colorado Fraud Charges

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Fraud

The Best Strategies to Battle Colorado Fraud Charges

A woman from Aurora may be facing fraud charges after allegedly forging paperwork to get her neighbor’s house for the price of $1. How did this happen? Apparently, her neighbor was living in Germany when she received a phone call … Continue reading

4 Different Types of Colorado Fraud Charges and Their Penalties

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Fraud

4 Different Types of Colorado Fraud Charges and Their Penalties

When someone says the word “fraud,” what do you think of? Identity theft? Signing a bad check? Telling a white lie? Fraud is one of the most common white collar crimes, and it comes in many forms. In fact, all … Continue reading

Don’t Get Charged with One of These 6 Serious Types of Fraud

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Fraud

Don’t Get Charged with One of These 6 Serious Types of Fraud

Fraud is an umbrella term that encompasses a huge array of white collar criminal offenses, from relatively simple falsification of expense claims to sophisticated investment scams. Though fraud crimes come in many different varieties and forms, most of them involve … Continue reading

Changes to the Way White Collar Crimes are Punished

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Fraud | White Collar Crimes

Changes to the Way White Collar Crimes are Punished

White collar sentencing guidelines in the US could use some work. For a perfect example of the incompetence and ineffectiveness of our sentencing laws, take a look at the case of Norman Schmidt.  Schmidt was sentenced to a staggering 330-year … Continue reading

Return Fraud—A Serious Crime with Serious Punishments

Posted By: Jacob Martinez

Category: Fraud | White Collar Crimes

Return Fraud—A Serious Crime with Serious Punishments

Since the holiday season is indisputably the busiest time of year for many retailers, it would seem that many store owners should get to sit back and relax now that the season is coming to an end. Unfortunately, that’s not … Continue reading

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