While many consumers may choose the convenience of paying for purchases with cash or a debit card, some still use personal checks to pay for a variety of items. Some stores may even allow customers to write checks for larger purchases, and if a check fails to clear the bank, a company may be left in search of answers. A Wisconsin man has been accused of multiple white collar crimes after allegedly using fraudulent checks to purchase items at several stores.
When a business feels as though certain amounts of revenue have been misplaced, it may wish to further investigate the matter. In some cases, a company may seek to place the blame on an employee, and a similar situation could leave a person facing allegations of white collar crimes. A man is reportedly facing criminal charges after he was accused of embezzling more than $25,000 while working at a golf course in Wisconsin.
A 54-year-old man is reportedly facing numerous felony charges after allegedly embezzling over $100,000 while employed at the University of Wisconsin. Being accused of white collar crimes of this nature can be a stressful and harrowing experience. Those who face similar charges could benefit from speaking with an attorney early in the process for advice on the best course of action with which to proceed.
When a company begins to experience periods of financial strain, its owners may wish to determine the root of its struggles. In some cases, a company might attempt to find someone on which to lay the blame, and the investigation can leave an employee accused of white collar crimes. A 44-year-old woman is reportedly facing numerous charges after allegedly embezzling money from several employers in Wisconsin.
A 22-year-old woman is reportedly facing felony identity theft charges after allegedly stealing and using the bank account information of several others in Wisconsin. White collar crimes such as identity theft carry serious consequences if a conviction is obtained. Those who face such charges could find it beneficial to consult with an attorney early on for assistance in forming a strong defense.
Upon initiating a routine traffic stop, authorities may ask the driver of the vehicle to provide some form of identification. Attempting to provide a false name is never advisable and may only act to make police suspicious and lead them to investigate the matter further. A Wisconsin man has been arrested and is facing felony identity theft charges after a recent traffic stop during which he allegedly gave a fake name before stealing a police cruiser.
When it comes to taking inventory at work, employees are bound to make mistakes from time to time. While in most cases, such an error could only lead to disciplinary action, if a company feels as though a theft has occurred, an employee could face criminal charges. A pharmacist has recently been accused of theft and fraud after allegedly taking various types and amounts of drugs from her employer in Wisconsin.
Some businesses deem it necessary to allow certain employees to handle funds on a daily basis. Should a company believe an employee is abusing this privilege, it may choose to initiate an investigation. A woman has recently been accused of white collar crimes in relation to her alleged involvement in the embezzlement of over $100,000 from a property management company in Wisconsin.
Some patients who reside in care facilities are incapable of caring for themselves. Should their family members feel loved ones are being mistreated or taken advantage of, they may choose to file a complaint and initiate an investigation. A 23-year-old employee at a care facility in Wisconsin has recently been accused of white collar crimes after she allegedly used a patient's credit card for personal purchases.
Police in Wisconsin recently investigated a situation involving a now former employee who worked for a major horse fair production. The 50-year-old woman in question was the executive director of an annual event that attracted horse lovers and equestrian enthusiasts from across the nation. She was terminated without notice from her position after white collar crimes allegations surfaced regarding money she'd supposedly stolen from Midwest Horse Fair accounts.