White Collar Crimes or Fraud
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White collar crimes or fraud crimes in Las Vegas are intentionally lying or misinterpreting yourself to receive benefits. Most people accused with such crimes are wrongly accused; however, they already facing serious consequences such as imprisonment and hefty fines. Here’s information on how to keep criminal records clean, what fraud means, and your possible defenses.
Common Types of White Collar Crimes
Most fraud crimes involve allegations by a person during the course of their employment or when they are in a position of trust. The common types of white collar crimes or fraud are:
Nevada Revised Statute Section 90: Investment and Securities Fraud
This means a fraudulent act that involves investments and stock markets in Las Vegas.
Nevada Revised Statute Section 205: Identity Theft
This law means that it is a federal crime to assume another person’s identity to receive money or any other benefits
Nevada Revised Statute Section 205.372: Mortgage Fraud
This law means that it is illegal to conceal a material or to make false statement intentionally when conducting a mortgage lending transaction.
Nevada Revised Statute Section 422: Medical Insurance Fraud
This law applies to doctor and to medical staffs if they are suspected of billing health insurers to get more money.
Most of the white collar crimes in Las Vegas are charged with either Category C Felony or Category B Felony.
- Imprisonment can take from 1 to 20 years;
- Fines could be up to $100,000;
- Restitution of the monetary amount;
- Attorney’s fees
Civil consequences includes hefty amount of money to repair credit ratings that could be destroyed with identity theft. Your history will have a permanent criminal records and it would be difficult for you to get employment or even a problem in renting a house in Las Vegas. Charges for white collar felony are serious.
Defense Attorney for White Collar Crimes
Fraud is one serious criminal offense that someone can commit. The state of Nevada and the federal government can use their extensive resources and organizations dedicate to prosecute against you. Ross Goodman can help you face your fraud charges. Contact Criminal Defense Attorney
Ross Goodman and schedule a free case consultation. Depending on what your case is, there is a chance to reduce your charges or have it dismissed altogether.