Residential Contractor Fraud – Louisiana

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  During the 2014 legislative session, the Louisiana law makers repealed the statute for Home Improvement Fraud and replaced it with Residential Contractor Fraud.   Residential Contractor Fraud — La. R.S. 14:202.1   Residential contractor fraud is the misappropriation or intentional taking of anything of value which belongs to another, either without the consent of… Read more »

U.S. Sentencing Commission Weighs Lesser Penalties White Collar Crimes

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  New Orleans White Collar Crime Defense Attorney United Sentencing Commission considers softer sentences for federal white collar crimes   In the coming year the Feds will consider changes to sentencing guidelines for some white-collar crimes. The U.S. Sentencing Commission, which earlier this year reduced guideline ranges for nonviolent drug crimes, unanimously approved its latest set of… Read more »

Fraud By Wire, Radio, Television — Federal Law

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Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Louisiana      Fraud By Wire, Radio, or Television — 18 USC § 1343   Devising or intending to devise any scheme or artifice to defraud, or for obtaining money or property by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, or promises, transmits or causes to be transmitted by means of wire,… Read more »

Use Of Forged Academic Records — Louisiana Law

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  Use Of Forged Academic Records — La. R.S.  14:72.1   A.  A “forged academic record” shall mean a transcript, diploma, grade report, or similar document which is presented as being a bona fide record of an institution of secondary or higher education, but which is, in fact, false, forged, altered, or counterfeit. B.  “Use… Read more »

Mortgage Fraud — Louisiana Law

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White Collar Crime Defense New Orleans   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney   Our firm has served many Louisiana Citizens who are facing white collar felony and misdemeanor charges in state and federal court.   MORTGAGE FRAUD La.R.S.  14:71.3   It is unlawful for a person, in connection with residential… Read more »

Bank Fraud — Louisiana Law

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NEW ORLEANS WHITE COLLAR CRIMINAL DEFENSE BANK FRAUD ATTORNEY   ATTORNEY ELIZABETH BAGERT CARPENTER – Representing Clients in Baton Rouge, Orleans, Jefferson, St. John, St. Chalres, St. Tammany Parishes   Bank Fraud —  La.R.S. 14:71.1   A.  Whoever knowingly executes, or attempts to execute, a scheme or artifice to do any of the following shall be… Read more »

Illegal Transmission of Monetary Funds — Louisiana Law

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    ILLEGAL TRANSMISSION OF MONETARY FUNDS —  La.R.S. 14:70.8   Whoever with intent to defraud either transmits, attempts to transmit, causes to be transmitted, solicits a transmission, or receives a transmission, by wire or radio signal, any stolen or fraudulently obtained monetary funds shall be imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more… Read more »