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Counterfeit Merchandise

Counterfeit Merchandise Counterfeit Merchandise In a capitalist society, material goods are highly coveted. Some are more valuable than others, including designer goods like watches, bags, and other fashion accessories. Some may not have access to designer items, so counterfitters provide a market
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Methods to Avoid Fraud in Small Business

Methods to Avoid Fraud in Small Business Methods to Avoid Fraud in Small Business We are all aware of the dangers of being a victim of fraud. Even moreso, a small business may suffer insurmountable damage from someone committing fraud within their network. Here are some tips
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Extortion Crime in California

Extortion Crime in California Extortion Crime in California Extortion is a common crime that most of us are used to calling “blackmail”. Extortion crime has been popularized in culture by celebrities and well-known people in society. However, the fact of the matter is, everyone
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The California Consumers Legal Remedies Act(CLRA)

The California Consumers Legal Remedies Act(CLRA) The California Consumers Legal Remedies Act(CLRA) No matter what industry you’re in, attracting customers is more difficult than ever, especially when facing competitors in your market. It can become aggressive, as some businesses will do anything they can to get
Posted in Business Law, Fraud, General

Title Insurance in California

Title Insurance in California Before making a major, life changing financial decision such as buying a house, one must make sure that the property in question has good standing. One of the first and foremost research that should be done
Posted in Finance, Fraud, Real Estate

Money by Gambling Fraud

Money by Gambling Fraud Money by Gambling Fraud While there are some legal forms of gambling in California, using gambling as a scheme to defraud another individual of their money is considered to be a crime of theft. According to California Penal Code 332,
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Committing Forgery in California

Committing Forgery in California Committing Forgery in California There are a variety of crimes that fall under the white-collar classification, and one of such examples is forgery. We use the term forgery regularly in everyday conversations and the legal definition of forgery is not
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Law Against Counterfeiting Credit Cards

Law Against Counterfeiting Credit Cards Law Against Counterfeiting Credit Cards Our economy heavily relies on the use of credit cards when making consumer purchases and this includes both in-person and online shopping. Given the sensitive nature of such cards, it is a crime for a
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California Laws Against Check Fraud

California Laws Against Check Fraud California Laws Against Check Fraud One of the ways fraud can be committed is through check fraud. This form of fraud can occur because the person created fraudulent checks, intentionally wrote an inaccurate number, or presented a false check as
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Stealing a Credit or Debit Card

Stealing a Credit or Debit Card Stealing a Credit or Debit Card In California, the penal code addresses the multiple ways credit card fraud can be committed. For example, someone can steal a card, forge information, or accept a fake one. Since many people use credit
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