False Tax Filings Can Land You in Big Trouble with the Government

March 29th, 2019 by Tad Nelson in White Collar Crime

With income tax season upon us, many Houston-area residents are scrambling to gather their receipts and visit their accountants. Few of us consider getting taxes done a pleasurable task. But even fewer of us want to face potential criminal charges for white collar crimes, such as tax evasion, under-reporting of income, or filing fraudulent documents […]

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Federal Court Upholds 5-Year Prison Term for Texas Woman Convicted of Embezzling from Former Partner

January 30th, 2019 by Tad Nelson in White Collar, White Collar Crime

Not every white collar crime is the result of a grand conspiracy to commit fraud. Oftentimes, these cases simply involve a personal relationship gone bad. Maybe a couple had a bad breakup, and one party decides to appropriate money or property from the other. While the appropriator may think they are just “taking what they […]

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Defendant Who Said Crimes Were “Only White Collar” Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

January 26th, 2018 by Tad Nelson in White Collar Crime

There are many Texas residents who still do not appreciate the severity of white collar crimes. If you commit theft by fraud or trickery, that is no less of a crime than walking into a bank with a gun and demanding money. What matters in any kind of theft case is the value of the […]

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What Penalties Could I Face for Stealing From My Employer?

October 30th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in White Collar Crime

Many white collar crimes involve theft by deception or lying, as opposed to burglary or violence. Embezzlement, for example, occurs when property is entrusted to someone who later misappropriates it. This includes an employee who is accused of taking money that rightfully belongs to his or her employer. Pasadena Woman Faces 20 Years for Embezzling […]

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