Fraud

Issues with bankruptcy fraud

Federal bankruptcy courts provide a way for debtors to seek relief from a seemingly impossible financial situation. Filers in a New York court should expect to present documents and evidence detailing all liabilities and assets. As with all state and court...

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Common warning signs of fraud

Prevention is the best solution for fraud in New York. There are several warning signs that are proven to indicate fraud. Exaggerated benefits A product or service that seems too good to be true is often not true. There is usually some kind of big catch like a large...

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What is a high-yield investment program?

A high-yield investment program is supposed to bring high returns to New York investors. However, it is a classic Ponzi scheme in which no real investments are made, and the scammers walk away with their victims' money without doing any work. There are few to no gains...

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Three common types of financial fraud

Readers of this blog know we commonly post about various financial fraud topics. In one such post on financial fraud, we discussed some common financial frauds. However, that list was not exhaustive. As such, in this post, we will explore two additional common...

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What is elder fraud?

Elder fraud is a type of abuse that targets senior citizens. A perpetrator sees an older person as being vulnerable enough that they could deceive them out of their money. Usually, seniors who are targets of this type of crime are wealthy and retired. However, some...

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Troubles with unemployment fraud

Employees could lose their jobs for unavoidable reasons, leaving them with bills that do not go away when an employment situation changes. Those who qualify for unemployment benefits may apply for them, and they must follow the rules stipulated under New York law....

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