The New York State Police charged a Jordan woman with the possession of LSD and other drugs during a traffic stop in Sullivan County. The incident occurred on Oct. 16 on State Route 17.
There are many ways in which a New York resident could be accused of using a computer to commit fraud. Computer fraud is a broad term that encompasses acts of theft, deception, misrepresentation and harm. Some people could be accused of committing a simple act of computer fraud with one email while others are charged for orchestrating complex scams over the Internet.
In New York, there are a variety of different types of white collar crimes that fall under the umbrella of securities and commodities fraud. A person who is convicted of committing one of these crimes might face prison and substantial fines.
Simply stated, embezzlement is the theft of assets by a person who is in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Most often, embezzlement cases involve the workplace or the corporate world, which is why it is considered a white collar crime.
Two men have been connected to the explosion of a Bronx a drug house which led to the death of a NYFD deputy chief last month. Garibaldi Castillo has been charged with criminal possession of marijuana and may soon be charged with the fire chief's murder. Another suspect, Julio Salcedo, is currently awaiting extradition from New Jersey to New York.
The former CEO of AIG, Maurice Greenberg, testified in his fraud trial in a New York City courthouse on Sept. 29. It was Greenberg's second day of testimony in his defense.