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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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Kidnapping is typically a crime that starts at the state level. Under Illinois Compiled Statutes 720 ILCS 5/10-1, kidnapping is secretly confining someone against their will, or using deceit or secrecy to take a person from one place to another. … Continue reading

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Under the federal crime umbrella, tax-related crimes that involve stealing someone’s identity are taken very seriously, just like every other form of identity theft. Anytime someone knowingly, willingly collects someone’s personal information, such as a name and social security number, … Continue reading

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