Birrell Law Firm Blog

October 28, 2019
MN Tax Evasion Attorney

How is Tax Fraud Defined?

Tax fraud occurs when an individual or business entity willfully and intentionally falsifies information on a tax return to limit the amount of tax liability. Tax fraud essentially entails cheating on a tax return in an attempt to avoid paying the entire tax obligation. Examples of tax fraud include claiming […]
October 28, 2019
Vulnerable Adults Attorney

What is the difference between Criminal RICO and Civil RICO cases?

After being indicted for either a civil or criminal racketeering allegation, it is crucial to immediately hire a federal racketeering attorney like Birrell Law Firm. RICO is an extremely complex law, which can be difficult for many amateur lawyers to properly utilize. Only an experienced RICO lawyer will be able […]
October 28, 2019
MN Wire Fraud Attorney

What is the difference between Mail Fraud and Wire Fraud?

Mail fraud, unsurprisingly, requires use of the U.S. postal service to commit fraud. Wire fraud, on the other hand, involves wire-based communications including telephone, fax, television, text message, and internet. Mail fraud and wire fraud are each specifically defined as crimes under federal statute. The definition of mail fraud is […]
October 28, 2019
MN Identity Theft Attorney

How Can An Identity Theft Attorney Help You?

The task of recovering your identity and clearing your name can be challenging and time consuming and, especially in the immediate aftermath, often requires: • Filing a police report • Filing a report with the Federal Trade Commission • Contacting financial institutions to initiate fraud alerts or close accounts • […]
October 28, 2019

What is Insurance Fraud?

Insurance fraud occurs when people deceive an insurance company in order to collect money to which they are not entitled. This particular fraud is a crime in all fifty states, and the majority of the states have established fraud bureaus to identify and investigate fraud incidents. In most states, fraudulent […]
October 17, 2019
Federal Target Letter Attorney

What should I do if I receive a Target Letter?

Hiring a good attorney like Birrell Law Firm early will give you the best chance of reaching a favorable result. In some cases, an attorney might be able to persuade the prosecutions to drop the investigation against you. Even if a criminal indictment is inevitable, we may be able to […]
October 15, 2019
MN Wire Fraud Attorney

What is Wire Fraud

Wire Fraud is a federal crime that carries a sentence of not more than 20 years’ imprisonment and fines of up to $250,000 for individuals and $500,000 for organizations. The statute of limitations to bring a charge is five years unless the wire fraud targeted a financial institution, in which […]
October 15, 2019
MN Tax Evasion Attorney

What is considered tax evasion?

Tax evasion is an illegal activity in which a person or entity deliberately avoids paying a true tax liability. Those caught evading taxes are generally subject to criminal charges and substantial penalties. To willfully fail to pay taxes is a federal offense under the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax code. […]
October 15, 2019
Securities Fraud Attorney

What Is Securities Fraud?

Securities fraud, also referred to as investment fraud, is a type of serious white-collar crime that can be committed in a variety of forms but primarily involves misrepresenting information investors use to make decisions. The perpetrator of the fraud can be an individual, such as a stockbroker. Or it can […]
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