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Criminal Indictment For PPP Fraud Has Ties To South Florida

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Well over a year after the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was established to help businesses get through COVID-19 lockdowns, criminal charges continue to pile up against individuals who fraudulently accessed loan funds. South Florida’s NBC affiliate News Channel 6 covered a recent story regarding an indictment against the daughter of a candidate for Broward… Read More »

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3 Types Of Occupational Fraud In The Florida Construction Industry

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) conducts an annual analysis of the numerous instances of fraudulent conduct across all industries, and the 2020 Report to the Nations may come as a shock. Companies in the US experienced a median loss of $139,000 in the US, but 21 percent of these cases led to… Read More »

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Do I Need A Florida Defense Attorney To Fight Embezzlement Charges?

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

Embezzlement is on the rise in the workplace across Florida, so law enforcement, private companies, and insurers have implemented sophisticated investigation and forensic tools to detect misconduct. Florida’s embezzlement statute categorizes the crime as theft because it involves misappropriation of money, property, or other items of value; however, embezzlement also touches on fraud concepts… Read More »

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South Florida Contractor Facing Charges For Workers’ Comp Fraud

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

A Florida construction business owner is facing hefty charges after being arrested in connection with a fraudulent scheme that touches on both workers’ compensation and insurance laws. In a press release dated May 20, 2021, officials announced that a multi-agency investigation had revealed the man’s plan to conceal payroll information. In doing so, he… Read More »

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Indictment For South Florida Contractor Accused Of Tax Fraud

By Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A. |

After several months of extensive investigation, officials from the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation unit and US Department of Labor, Office of the Inspector General unveiled an indictment in the case of a South Florida contractor who allegedly violated federal tax laws. According to the press release issued by the US Attorney’s Office for… Read More »

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