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Defenses to White Collar Crimes in Tennessee

The term “white collar crimes” may make you think that only professionals and government officials can commit them. While federal agencies often focus on public corruption and widespread financial fraud, literally anyone can be accused of committing a “white collar” crime. White collar crime actually refers to a category of non-violent offenses generally committed for...

What is Medicare Fraud?

Medicare provides health insurance for tens of millions of seniors. In fact, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is the single largest provider of health insurance in the United States. As such a large government program, it is ripe for abuse, and arrests for Medicare fraud frequently make the news. With prosecutors believing they...

Identity Theft Is A Serious Crime

While identity theft is nothing new, thanks to the internet and our growing dependence on technology and electronic communication, identity theft is skyrocketing. We are much more vigilant regarding identity theft now that we were in previous years. The state and federal governments have enacted legislation in order to aggressively combat this increase in identity...

The Basics Of Healthcare Fraud

Healthcare fraud is considered a white collar crime, and charges are typically brought against doctors and healthcare organizations. Due to the complexity of the healthcare industry, it can be hard to detect and difficult to prove. As a result, allegations can be made even when no fraud occurred or there was no intent to commit...

What Is Embezzlement?

Embezzlement is considered to be a white collar crime since it doesn’t involve violence or other elements that we typically associate with crime. Regardless, it is still a crime with serious consequences. As a result, if you’ve been charged with embezzlement, you need a criminal defense attorney who can give you the help you need....

A Drug Trafficking Arrest Is A Serious Matter

If you are facing drug trafficking charges, it’s imperative that you speak to an attorney right away. Penalties for drug traffickers typically include substantial fines and jail time, and the sentences imposed often start at several years of imprisonment and get stiffer the more drugs are involved. What’s more, trafficking is not a particularly uncommon...