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Being injured on the job can cause serious financial and resourceful hardship. These injuries can change your lifestyle, your method of enjoyment, and even your career path. Worker’s compensation was created to aide individuals who have been injured on the job, while performing their job duties.

Faking an injury or making a minor injury out to be more serious than it really is in order to obtain benefits can be tempting, but it will likely cause more headaches than it is worth.

Lying about an injury or pretending like an injury occurred at work when it did not can lead to serious legal consequences. Fraud is defined as a false representation. In the legal sense, it is a false representation of a material fact, whether by words or by conduct, that misleads or is intended to deceive another person so that she or she will act upon it to his or her detriment.

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Have you or someone you know been charged with organized fraud?  If so, then you need to understand what you’ve been charged with and what your best course of action is in defending yourself against the charges.

Organized fraud is defined as “the intentional misrepresentation or concealment of information in order to deceive or mislead” and is a very serious crime which can result in extremely stiff penalties for those convicted.

There are many things that can be classified as fraud, but one example of organized fraud is when a person or persons set up a fake charity and mislead donors in an effort to get people to contribute to a cause, but in reality the money is being used for other purposes.

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Forgery is a crime which falls under the greater category of fraud.  Forgery usually involves a person creating, signing, or altering a document in an attempt to deceive others.

Under Florida state law Forgery is defined as “The creation of a false written document or alteration of a genuine one, with the intent to defraud”

The Hoffman Firm is very experienced in fighting forgery cases. For more information contact Miami Criminal Attorney, Evan A. Hoffman today!

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