Business owners, high-level executives and individuals with significant assets and wealth often face a great many demands related to their businesses, careers, and financial holdings. While many people believe the laws are clear-cut and black and white, this is not always the case. Many people find themselves caught up in fraud charges due to the complexity of the business transactions in which they are involved and the complexity of the laws governing those transactions.
When many St. Louis residents think of tough sentences in the criminal justice system, they often think of these sentences being handed down for offenses involving violent crimes. In reality, however, even non-violent crimes like embezzlement and other white collar crime can result in severe sentences if a person is convicted on the charges.
There are many St. Louis residents who may not enjoy their jobs on a daily basis. For some, however, there can be far more concern with a job than the common daily issues experienced by most.
Many St. Louis residents have heard the phrase, "the punishment should fit the crime." This is not always the case when it comes to criminal penalties imposed against individuals, as the same crime can yield different results depending on where a person is charged and what offense is at issue.
Many St. Louis residents make it a priority to get things done on time. Whether it is at work or at home, individuals pride themselves on doing things in a timely manner.
St. Louis is well-known for having one of the most famous breweries in the country. A rival brewery is now making headlines, however, for allegations of corporate crime involving two of its executives.
Fruitcakes are apparently pretty big business in Texas. The former corporate controller of a fruitcake bakery in Corsicana, Texas, which is about 50 miles south of Dallas, is accused of diverting $16,649,786.91 from the business during his 15-year career. Because of the methods he used, federal prosecutors have indicted him not for embezzlement, however, but for 10 counts of mail fraud.
With football season around the corner, we are seeing the case of a woman accused of embezzling $100,000 from her son’s football league showing up in the news. The present news reports about this case have been focused on the initial arrest, which occurred in a different state from the state where the crime allegedly happened. As a result, jurisdictional questions are being asked by the press.