Criminal Defense FAQ

Criminal Defense FAQ Should I answer questions from law enforcement agents or should I remain silent? If you are being questioned regarding a crime it is almost always in your best interest to remain silent. It is unlikely you will be able to talk your...

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Understanding Bribery of Public Officials

Bribery generally is the act of offering anything of value, such as money or favors, in exchange for influence on an event or the outcome of something. Bribery of a public official or servant is the act of offering, giving, receiving, or soliciting something of...

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What is Promissory Note Fraud?

A promissory note is a form of debt, like an IOU, that a company may issue to raise money. An investor loans money to a company, which then issues a promissory note, promising to pay the investor a fixed return on the investment. Promissory notes are...

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DOJ Changes to the Corporate Resolution Policy

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein recently released changes to the DOJ Corporate Resolutions Policy. The new provisions, to be incorporated into the U.S. Attorneys' Manual, require coordination of corporate resolution penalties in joint investigations and proceedings arising from the same misconduct. Purpose of the Corporate Resolution...

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Former Investment Advisor Accused of Stealing $475,000 from Client Retirement Accounts – Indicted for Fraudulent Schemes & Artifices and Theft

An Arizona State Grand Jury indicted Howard M. Price III, a former investment advisor for allegedly stealing $475,000 from his clients' retirement accounts. According to the Arizona Corporation Commission investigation, Price has not been registered to sell securities or licensed to provide investment advice in Arizona...

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What is White Collar Crime in Arizona?

White collar crimes are nonviolent, financially motivated crimes. These crimes can be perpetrated by individuals, businesses, other organizations, or government agents. The term "white collar crime" encompasses a vast range of potential criminal activity. A white collar crime can be one person issuing bad checks...

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