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The Fifth – Not Only For the Guilty

The hallowed Fifth Amendment: “No person…shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself.” This  privilege, which applies only to individuals, protects any statement that might even tend to incriminate. It extends not only to direct admissions of wrongdoing, but to any statement that “furnish[es] a link in the chain of.

Tax Fraud Investigation? Yes, You Could Be a Target!

Most people hate filing taxes. We do our best to complete the forms and pay our taxes with accuracy, if not precision. Even when we don’t, the worst we expect is an audit. We don’t expect that our returns could land us in the middle of a criminal tax fraud investigation. Prosecutors and IRS Criminal.

Grand Jury Subpoenas: A Trap for the Unwary, by Jacob Manian

A grand jury subpoena is an indispensable tool for government prosecutors to gather evidence in a criminal investigation. Prosecutors can use a grand jury subpoena to compel individuals to testify under oath before a federal grand jury, or to produce documents or both. Prosecutors can have a grand jury subpoena served on a company as.

Be Safe This Holiday Weekend: Law Enforcement will be looking to make OWI/DUI Arrests

Labor Day weekend usually involves gathering with friends and family for cookouts, having a few beers and hopefully enjoying nice weather. Unfortunately, it is also an occasion when many people get arrested for Operating while Intoxicated (OWI) or Driving under the Influence (DUI). Each Labor Day weekend, local law enforcement agencies increase patrols focusing on.

Be Proactive to Prevent Employee Theft

Running a small business is hard enough without having to worry about trusted employees stealing from your company. Unfortunately, employee theft is a reality which all small business owners must confront. According to a recent study done by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (“ACFE”), the median loss in the United States related to one.

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