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April 2018 Archives

Does working overtime make employers suspicious of you?

Working overtime at your Minnesota workplace can yield an important payday for you and your family, plus it helps generate goodwill towards you from your employer, as hardworking employees are an important asset to any corporation. But could working overtime actually land you as an embezzlement suspect? It is important to understand why employees are suspected of such a white collar crime and why employees who merely work overtime should not be under suspicion.

Former controller enters guilty plea

People in Minnesota who are accused of multiple criminal offenses at once may end up opting to enter into a plea agreement with the prosecution. This is just one of the options that may be available to some defendants. While it is not necessarily always the best choice for some people, it may work very well for others.

How to tell mail fraud from legitimate business practices

The large number of products and goods that are delivered by mail in today’s economy means there a lot of people who conduct their business through the mail. However, in some cases, a Minnesota business may not be able to fulfill a mail order after a payment has been rendered. Assuming that the business refunds the money or does everything in good faith to compensate the customer, some people may wonder if the customer may turn around and accuse the company of mail fraud. 

What can happen if you lie on your taxes?

If you count yourself among the many people across Minnesota who make occasional guesses or estimates when filing your taxes, you are not alone. Taxes can prove tremendously complicated, and unless you make your living working as, say, an accountant, you make an occasional error here and there when you file. Even if the errors you make are not intentional, though, you can still face stiff penalties for lying or providing false information when filing your taxes.

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