Revisiting the level of fraud primarily policed in South Florida.
podcast overview & partial transcript
Criminal defense lawyers in South Florida share differing views when it comes to white-collar crimes.
In a brief entitled “Florida's approach to white-collar crime: coordinated or chaotic?” Crystal T. Broughan argued that Florida was a haven for white-collar crime in the United States and that the Florida criminal justice system has considered white-collar crimes to be less important than general theft crimes committed against persons.
Defending of White Collar Crime in South Florida
In the past, criminal defense attorneys proficient in defending clients accused of white collar offenses had capitalized on Florida law enforcement's failure to routinely share statistics or intelligence information regarding fraudulent schemes. Arguably, prosecutors still find difficulty in proving such allegations in an arena where from the onset Florida fraud victims generally find themselves at a los