Category: White Collar Crimes

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What Constitutes White-Collar Crime?

San Jose criminal defense attorney Thomas Nicholas Cvietkovich

The idea of white-collar crime is nothing new. It was, in fact, a term coined as far back as 1939, and is know a term that is nearly synonymous with business fraud or any serious fraud, cheating, lying, or stealing perpetuated by business or executive professionals. While it may seem a lofty crime, one that … Continue reading

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White-Collar Crime: Allegations and Convictions Not Only for the Rich and Famous

First provided a definition in 1939, white-collar crime has evolved to cover a wide range of fraud schemes. Mention the act and perhaps Martha Stewart or Bernard Madoff may come to mind. In 2001, Ms. Stewart was found guilty of four counts related to her obstruction of a government investigation into the sale of ImClone … Continue reading

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