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In mid-March, news of the college entrance scam involving Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman broke throughout the country. Loughlin is accused of bribing school officials at USC to allow her two daughters admittance into the university. Her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, … Continue reading

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In February 2019, a man from Madison, Wisconsin was sentenced to one year in federal prison for bankruptcy fraud. Before a guilty plea was entered, it was found that the man lied about a real estate property on his bankruptcy … Continue reading

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Embezzlement is considered a white-collar crime. It occurs when one person entrusted with money or property on behalf of someone else misappropriates those assets for their own personal benefit. Many people think that embezzlement is automatically a federal crime. However, … Continue reading

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Approaching tax season, many taxpayers in Illinois and across the country are thinking about their tax return. It is a frustrating time, as some people may owe income taxes, but the Internal Revenue Code itself is extremely confusing. It is … Continue reading

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