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December 2016 Archives

Hedge fund executives indicted in large fraud case

If your business involves making frequent high dollar financial transactions, you must be very careful to make sure your practices fall within both state and federal regulations. Your finances will always be the subject of scrutiny by government officials and any act deemed as illicit could be the basis for a variety of very serious charges.

Many opioid addicts were introduced to drugs via prescriptions

There was a time when society had a very different view of drug abuse. Once, the prevailing attitude was that those who suffered from addiction were in some way morally flawed. But over the years, society has started to look at addicts as people who are dealing with a problem that is beyond their control.

Rule 41 makes it easier for feds to hack computers

Having the data on your computer or the information on your personal accounts hacked can lead to a whole host of problems. But while it is not surprising to learn about unscrupulous parties who hack for purposes of mischief or personal gain, it is disconcerting to learn that agencies in the federal government now have more power than ever to hack the digital information of U.S. citizens.

When stopped by the police, silence is golden

Being pulled over by the police is one of the most unnerving experiences imaginable. First, you hear the shrill sound of a siren as the police vehicle's red and blue lights bounce off of your rearview mirror and careen through the inside of your car. And as you pull over, you wonder why you're being stopped, which is a question that only the officer has the answer to.

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