Actress facing federal fraud charges

Missouri residents might be surprised to hear about federal fraud charges brought against reality star British Williams. The charges include misuse of a Social Security number, bank fraud, false statements to the IRS, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. What are...

Defining bribery in Missouri

Missouri imposes serious penalties for both offering and accepting bribes. Bribery involves offering money or another benefit to a public servant in exchange for favorable treatment or action by that person.  Review the specifics of bribery and common actions that may...

3 types of asset forfeitures

White-collar crime, a term used since the 1930s, includes of offenses such as health care fraud, bribery, embezzlement and money laundering. According to TRAC Reports, the Justice Department filed 234 new white-collar crime suits in December 2020. To combat...

What is healthcare fraud?

If you, a group of people or a company knowingly misstates or misrepresents something about the nature, scope or type of a medical service provided, healthcare fraud occurs. This often results in the insurer or company making unauthorized payments to receive a...