Phone Fraud and Telemarketing Fraud
Phone and telemarketing fraud refers to any type of scheme in which a criminal communicates with a potential victim via the telephone.
Credit Card Fraud
Credit card fraud involves the unauthorized use of someone’s credit card information for the purpose of either charging purchases to the victim’s account or removing funds from the victim’s account.
Computer and Internet fraud refers to the perpetration of a fraud through the use of a computer or the Internet.
Bankruptcy fraud can involve a debtor concealing assets, intentionally filing false or incomplete forms, filing multiple times for bankruptcy in several states or bribing a court-appointed trustee.
Health Care Fraud
Health care fraud involves the filing of dishonest health care claims in order to turn a profit.
The federal government and the Environmental Protection Agency regulate plant life, wildlife habitats, animals, soil quality, air quality, water quality, hazardous waste, greenhouse gas emissions and recreational locations.
Criminal law research materials including helpful websites, blogs, associations and agencies, journals, news, articles and research guides.
May 28, 1986: A Wall Street Journal columnist is found guilty of securities fraud (Tuesday 20 May 2008)
R. Foster Winans found guilty of securities fraud.
Oct. 4, 1988: Televangelist Jim Bakker is indicted on fraud charges (Friday 28 September 2007)
Televangelist Jim Bakker is indicted on fraud charges.