Conflict is a relatively common part of life. While most conflict occurs as part of a verbal exchange, there does come a time when it may be necessary for a person to defend him or herself from violence at the hands of another. Unfortunately, there are few details available following a recent incident, termed an assault by Missouri law enforcement officers, that left a man in the hospital.
Mortgage fraud is a specific variety of financial institution fraud. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) defines mortgage fraud as misstatements, misrepresentations or omissions in relation to a mortgage loan. Mortgage fraud can be committed by a borrower or a seller, but it can also be committed by a bank officer, an appraiser, a mortgage broker, an attorney, a loan originator or other industry insiders.
For many people in Missouri and across the country, an encounter with a law enforcement officer can be panic-inducing regardless of whether the person is engaged in illegal activity. Unfortunately, it may be instinctive for some people to flee when such a confrontation appears imminent. In fact, a man now faces drug charges after prosecutors claim he fled from a traffic stop.
The relationship between family members can often become volatile, especially if there is money involved. Though these disputes may lead to anger and arguments, they rarely lead to violence. Despite this, a man in Missouri is now charged with murder in connection to the death of his cousin.
Those who have positions of power in a company have multiple important decisions to make that could ultimately impact a company's success and the jobs of several people. Unfortunately, those in such positions also face additional scrutiny should something go wrong -- such as if money goes missing. Unfortunately, a chief financial officer in Missouri now faces accusations of fraud.