Seem Like White-Collar Criminals Always Get Off Easy? Not in Colorado

White-collar crimes can be some of the most destructive criminal offenses in terms of their cost to society. They are also some of the most under-reported and under-emphasized.

It’s estimated that every year in the United States white-collar crime costs society over $1 trillion in damages. This can be compared to the more publicized street crimes that cause a yearly total of $15 billion in damages.

We examine why it is that white-collar crime seems to get so much less [...]

As Coloradoans Shut In, Law Enforcement Expects Computer Fraud to Rise

Law enforcement is watching the web and shifting its target to digital scams as more and more Coloradoans are turning to online purchase solutions during this time of social distancing.

With people stuck at home and more people online, reports of computer fraud increases are already making it into the Denver news cycle.

Some of the most commonly reported crimes include price gouging through online forums, identity theft, and other computer crimes. Consider this fair warning, the commotion around coronavirus [...]

What Colorado Business Owners Need to Understand about Corporate Fraud

Running a business is hard work. In addition to dealing with hiring and firing, managing employee personalities, promoting your product, and making a profit, you have to make sure you stay on the right side of the law.

Not only does this mean filing your taxes as appropriately, but it also means avoiding all forms of corporate fraud, even those situations which might be happening without you knowing. If you’re worried that corporate fraud may be happening in your company, [...]

Colorado Fraud Charges: An Overview

Fraud encompasses a wide variety of white-collar crimes, but the majority involve intentionally deceiving someone for personal gain.

Over the last few years, we’ve seen an exponential increase in digital and wire communications fraud, but offenses still frequently occur via phone and regular postal mail as well.

If you have found yourself entangled in fraudulent activity – for whatever reason – you may benefit from the knowledgeable legal advice of a Colorado fraud attorney.

For now, today’s post can provide [...]

Everything You Need to Know about Colorado Credit Card Fraud

Have you been accused of committing credit card fraud in Colorado?

In this post, we’re going to explain how the law works for this white collar crime, and what you can do to fight back against your charges.

Colorado Credit Card Law

Either of the following acts qualify as credit card fraud under Colorado law.

Criminal possession of a financial device

This includes having control or possession over any financial device that the person knows, or reasonably should know, to [...]