Breaking Down Alec Baldwin’s “Rust” Indictment 

Baldwin is facing a new indictment of involuntary manslaughter in the accidental shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Why is there a new indictment and what do the experts say? Keep reading to learn more.  Summary of the Incident  On October 21st of 2021, Alec Baldwin was in New Mexico rehearsing a scene for the […]

Common Tax Schemes to Know This Tax Season

Tax schemes peak during this time of year when people are preparing to file their tax returns or looking to hire someone to help with their taxes. Being aware of what seems “too good to be true” is especially important during this time. Keep reading to learn more about common tax schemes and how to […]

Is Tax Evasion a Felony in New Jersey? 

Raise your hand if you enjoy paying taxes? You didn’t raise your hand, did you? Paying taxes isn’t fun, but evading taxes can lead to some very hefty fines–especially in New Jersey. Keep reading to learn what tax evasion is, how to avoid it, and how to seek help if you’re accused of it.  Tax […]

Tax Fraud vs. Tax Evasion: What It Is & How to Protect Yourself if Accused 

While both considered criminal offenses, tax fraud and tax evasion differ in the nature of the offense. There are penalties for both, but tax evasion carries even harsher consequences. Keep reading to learn more and understand how to protect yourself if you’re accused of either. Tax Fraud vs. Tax Evasion  Tax fraud and tax evasion […]

Notable White Collar Crime Cases of 2023

While white collar crime only accounts for 3% of yearly criminal prosecutions in the United States, it is a costly crime to all citizens. Although labeled as a “victimless” crime, many people suffer and pay the price for white collar crimes that occur in society. Keep reading to learn about some noteworthy white collar crime […]

What is Check Fraud? And What to Do If You’re Accused 

Although the number of checks collected each year has steadily declined since 2000 due to the proliferation of online bill pay, check fraud is seeing a resurgence. It is a low-tech, relatively easy crime to pull off, but one that can have severe consequences. Keep reading to learn more about check fraud and what to […]

Why Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney is Not an Admission of Guilt

You may be concerned that hiring a criminal defense attorney makes it appear like you’ve committed a crime and are trying to find a way out of the consequences. That theory could not be further from the truth. Hiring an attorney when you’ve been accused of a crime is the only way to ensure that […]

Are All Drug Crimes Federal Offenses?

Any drug crime you are convicted of is a serious manner and can result in harsh fines, prison sentences, and a lifelong criminal record. However, there are differences in drug crimes, especially sentencing differences at the state and federal level. Keep reading to learn more about drug crimes and the consequences of being convicted.  What […]

What Is Real Estate Fraud? 

Fraud is intentional deception in order to make personal gains, whether monetary or otherwise. Fraud can occur at many points during a real estate transaction. If you’re a buyer, seller, or real estate agent, understanding real estate fraud and how to avoid it can save you a lot of money, time, and inconvenience.  Real Estate […]

I’ve Been Accused of Running a Cryptocurrency Scam: What Should I Do?

Over 20,000 cryptocurrency companies are currently operating with a combined trade value of over $87 billion every 24 hours. This volume of business attracts a lot of attention, especially from law enforcement. Keep reading to learn more about cryptocurrency regulation and what to do if you’ve been accused of committing a cryptocurrency scam.  What is […]