Three Palm Beach County Men Arrested in Timeshare Fraud

Economic crimes in Miami, especially those pursued by federal authorities, are often very complex and require a great deal of work. If you are accused of fraud or other theft crimes in Miami, contact our firm immediately so we can protect your rights.

According to the press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the three Palm Beach County men are charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud, charges that are punishable by up to 30 years in prison and $1 million in fines.

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Miami Criminal Defense Attorney Obtains Reversal of Teen’s Trespassing Conviction

As we continue our exploration of juvenile, criminal trespassing in Miami-Dade County we turn to the Florida Supreme Court’s recent decision on D.J. v. State were they reversed the conviction of a youth who was accused of trespassing upon a public school. D.J.’s criminal defense attorney asserted that the Prosecution failed to show an essential element of trespassing at a school, which is governed by Florida Statute § 810.097. Specifically, the government failed to establish that the security guard that advised D.J. to leave the school was authorized by the principal to remove people from the property.

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Miami Businessman Sentenced to 20 Years for Ponzi Scheme That Cost Investors $82 million

A Miami businessman was recently sentenced to 20 years in prison in New Jersey for orchestrating a $930 million Ponzi scheme that cost investors $82 million, The Star-Ledger reports.

Miami White Collar Crimes Attorneys have seen many businessmen and investment bankers prosecuted for Ponzi schemes and other white-collar crimes in the last several years as the economy has worsened. And while some are convicted, others avoid conviction and charges based on the sufficiency of the governments proof. While the headlines are filled with charges and convictions, an experienced defense lawyer can work behind the scenes to keep clients out of trouble and out of jail.

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Miami-Dade Health Insurance Scam Busted; Experienced Criminal Defense Needed

A recent arrest by Miami-Dade schools police alleges that operators of a health clinic were paying school district employees and falsifying medical bills, costing the school district about $1 million in bogus claims, The Miami Herald reports.

Florida is rife with problems stemming from medical-related fraud and, as the Miami Criminal Attorney Blog has reported, Miami has been called the epicenter of Medicare Fraud. Miami Fraud Defense Lawyers believe that the over-hyped situation in Florida sometimes leads law enforcement and prosecutors to believe the worst in bringing cases to a grand jury for indictment.

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Real Estate Talk Show Host Charged With Real Estate Fraud in Boca Raton

A talk show host who ran a program about South Florida real estate has been charged with federal crimes for allegedly creating a Ponzi scheme with investors, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

As the economy continues to sour, investors of all kinds point to the person they gave their money to when an investment doesn’t work out. Miami White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyers have seen time and time again the federal investigators come knocking when an investment opportunity doesn’t work out as planned and people lose money. It’s certainly possible that Miami Ponzi schemes and elsewhere do happen, but it’s also possible that the downturn in the country’s economy is to blame for people losing money.

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