Washington and Federal Law on Tax Fraud and Tax Evasion

People can commit the offenses of tax fraud and tax evasion in a variety of different ways. In general, though, people commit these crimes when they purposely avoid or underpay their taxes and thereby avoid their tax responsibilities. Both offenses are considered serious white-collar crimes in Washington. If you or a loved one are facing [...]

By |2021-10-13T22:49:31+00:00August 19th, 2021|Federal Crimes, Financial, White Collar/Fraud|Comments Off on Washington and Federal Law on Tax Fraud and Tax Evasion

What is the Crime of Embezzlement?

Embezzlement is a certain type of theft that can be charged under both federal law and the laws of Washington State. The offense is also generally considered a type of white-collar crime. The most important thing that people should know about embezzlement is that it is a serious offense and convictions for this crime can [...]

By |2021-08-24T17:09:58+00:00October 3rd, 2019|White Collar/Fraud|Comments Off on What is the Crime of Embezzlement?

The Crime of Money Laundering

Money laundering is a very serious white collar offense under Washington and federal criminal laws. The crime involves the transfer of money that’s been gained from a criminal activity. The transfer is either made to promote ongoing criminal activity or made so that it looks like the money has been legally earned (or both). The [...]

By |2021-06-08T00:33:26+00:00January 2nd, 2019|White Collar/Fraud|Comments Off on The Crime of Money Laundering

What is a Federal Crime?

Many criminal defense firms, including Black Law, state that they represent clients on federal charges. Persons accused or charged with a crime should know that criminal offenses can be categorized as federal offenses and state offenses. If an offense is federal, then it’s prosecuted at the federal level in federal court. If an offense is [...]

By |2021-06-08T00:34:09+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Federal Crimes, White Collar/Fraud|Comments Off on What is a Federal Crime?


The FBI website tells us that white-collar crimes are synonymous with the full range of frauds committed by business and government professionals. The crimes are often carried out with deceit, concealment, or violation of trust. The driving force behind the commission of white collar crimes is financial gain. Four of the more common white-collar crimes [...]

By |2021-06-08T00:35:28+00:00February 2nd, 2018|White Collar/Fraud|Comments Off on COMMON WHITE-COLLAR/FRAUD CRIMES
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