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  • U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Insider Trading Case
    U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Insider Trading Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a significant insider trading case where its decision will clarify an issue upon which two circuits have split: the definition of “personal benefit” in regard ...

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  • Ex-NBA Player Tate George Sentenced to 9 Years for Real Estate Ponzi Scheme
    Ex-NBA Player Tate George Sentenced to 9 Years for Real Estate Ponzi Scheme

    Ex-NBA player Tate George has been sentenced to nine years in prison and ordered to pay $2.5 million in restitution for operating ] a real estate Ponzi scheme that cheated other current and former NBA ...

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  • DOJ Intensifies Effort to Prosecute Executives for White Collar Crimes
    DOJ Intensifies Effort to Prosecute Executives for White Collar Crimes

    Last September, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a policy memo to its prosecutors urging them to demand evidence against employees “regardless of their position, status or seniority” from ...

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  • What Constitutes Embezzlement in the State of Texas?
    What Constitutes Embezzlement in the State of Texas?

    Embezzlement under Texas law is the misappropriation or misapplication of money or property that was entrusted to an individual’s care, custody, or control. The difference between embezzlement and ...

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  • Texas White Collar Crimes - State or Federal Prosecution?
    Texas White Collar Crimes - State or Federal Prosecution?

    The term “white collar crime” encompasses a wide variety of different crimes, including offenses such as mail fraud, insider trading, health care fraud, bank fraud, money laundering, and embezzlement. ...

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  • Lubbock Woman Pleads Guilty in Colorado Embezzlement Case
    Lubbock Woman Pleads Guilty in Colorado Embezzlement Case

    Elizabeth Smith Carmichael, 48, of Lubbock, has pleaded guilty to embezzlement charges after being accused of stealing more than $450,000 from a Colorado ranch where she worked as a bookkeeper and ...

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