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Extortion

Extortion Laws In Florida

By William Wallshein P.A. |

Many laws state or imply that the wrong way to do something is by fraud or duress.  Fraud means lying or misleading someone so that they do not understand the consequences of what you are trying to get them to do, and duress means intimidating them through threats.  For example, the courts will not… Read More »

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Medical Billing Clerk Convicted Of Stealing Patients’ Information

By William Wallshein P.A. |

Identity theft does not require enormous financial resources or highly specialized computer skills.  Many defendants in identity theft cases had access to their victims’ identifying information or financial data in the context of their job duties.  Whether you hacked into a computer network or simply jotted down customers’ credit card numbers from your office… Read More »

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How Could Someone Be Charged With Healthcare Fraud In South Florida?

By William Wallshein P.A. |

Several weeks ago, two South Florida brothers were convicted of conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud, eight counts of healthcare fraud, and wire fraud, in addition to two counts of paying and receiving kickbacks. The brothers orchestrated an elaborate scheme where they would submit false bills to Medicare and private insurers for patients who were… Read More »

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