Reviewing Examples of Drug Fraud

If you face allegations of drug fraud as a physician or health care worker, you need to know the impact of these cases, not only in terms of your career but your finances and reputation as well. Physicians face drug…

Examples of Medicare Fraud

There are many examples of fraud in the healthcare industry. Although some people have a purposeful intention of defrauding an individual or system, sometimes it is unintentional. Medicare fraud occurs when someone seeks financial gain by using Medicare information illegally.…

Preventing Overbilling in your Health Care Practice

Overbilling issues arise from time to time in health care, and sometimes, they occur due to an oversight or a lack of knowledge, rather than malice. However, when your health care practice repeatedly overbills patients, Medicare or other programs, it…

What Prescription Drug Fraud Might Cost You

Prescription drug fraud is a broad umbrella that covers a few different situations. One example is the basic possession of prescription drugs without a valid prescription. Others include forging prescriptions or impersonating medical staff. You do not need to be…

Insider Trading Scheme Admitted by Former Natural Gas Trader

Theft often takes on the form of one person stealing from another in media, but the amounts stolen in those situations pale in comparison to the kinds of gains Texas executives make with pre-arranged insider trading. This form of white-collar…

How Harsh are the Penalties for Embezzlement?

If your job duties require you to handle someone else’s money, you probably take steps to ensure funds stay where they should. Unfortunately, a drug addiction may cause you to take money that does not belong to you. After receiving…

How Can Prescription Fraud Lead to an Opioid Addiction?

The opioid crisis has its roots in prescription fraud, which is something that you may not know. The crisis began as a legitimate use of prescription drugs. However, due to the actions of companies trying to push their medications, doctors…

What Penalties Come With Mail Fraud?

In Texas, the law treats mail fraud as a serious crime. If you face related charges, the penalties could have a permanent impact on your life. But just why is mail fraud so heavily punished? And what are the penalties?…

How is Fraudulent Intent Proven?

You likely never anticipate that your business dealings could potentially leave you facing charges of fraud or some other federal crime. Yet should your transactions with a particular partner or client not yield the anticipated results (and end up leaving…

What Prosecutors Must Prove in Money Laundering Cases

Before a judge can convict you of a money laundering offense, the prosecutor has certain facts that he or she must establish. According to The U.S. Department of Justice, the evidence of money laundering may be either direct or circumstantial,…
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