Tag Archives: Fraud

Kansas City Payday Lender is Convicted in a $220 Million Fraud Scheme

A federal jury in Manhattan has found that a Kansas City, Missouri businessman is guilty of fraud for running a $220 million payday lending business that illegally charged high interest rates and made loans to consumers who did not authorize … Continue reading

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Three Kansas Citizens Indicted for Tax Fraud

Three adult men from Kansas City were charged with twenty-three (23) counts of tax fraud.  According to the charges, the men prepared forty-seven (47) false tax returns in order to obtain tax refunds of $108,621. If you are in tax … Continue reading

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Going to Jail for Concealing a Bank Account

A California man is going to jail for over four (4) years for bankruptcy fraud because he hid a bank account from the bankruptcy court. If you are thinking of filing for bankruptcy and need some help, contact our law … Continue reading

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Former Attorneys Pleads Guilty to Bankruptcy Fraud

A former attorney has pled guilty to bankruptcy fraud for hiding his assets from his bankruptcy estate.  When filing for bankruptcy, it is important to inform the court of all of your assets, no matter what they are or how … Continue reading

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Lee’s Summit Man Convicted of Mortgage Fraud

A Lee’s Summit man was recently convicted of mortgage fraud for stealing $3.7 million dollars.  Albert Roberts was sentenced to four (4) years in prison without parole and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $1.9 million dollars.  If … Continue reading

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Utah Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud and Bankruptcy Fraud

Mr. Valentine of Liberty, Utah has pled guilty to bank fraud and bankruptcy fraud for failing to disclose assets in connection with his bankruptcy case.  It was alleged that Mr. Valentine provided false statements to U.S. Bank in order to … Continue reading

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Statute of Limitations for Fraud

The legal phrase “statute of limitations” simply means the deadline for some event.  The statute of limitations, or deadline, to discover a fraud that has occurred against you in Missouri is ten (10) years.  Once you discover the fraud, which … Continue reading

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Act Fast When Suing for Fraud

When a fraud has been committed, you must sue in the state in which the fraud occurred.  This means that you are governed by that state’s statute of limitations, meaning time limits.  When suing for fraud, your time limit starts … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy Crimes

A business owner was recently found guilty of bankruptcy fraud, a federal crime, for failing to disclose a transfer of an asset.  In his defense, the business owner stated he did not list the transfer because he did not feel … Continue reading

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Real Estate Trickery

When dealing with professionals in real estate, including construction or improvement workers, a person may be able to sue for fraudulent misrepresentation if all of the requirements are met. The basics of fraudulent misrepresentation are that a person makes an … Continue reading

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