Written by Moses & Rooth on August 9, 2016
Fraud is serious. Just ask recently arrested Tavares Mayor, Robert Wolfe. Mayor Wolfe is accused of committing fraud by submitting a false claim to his insurance company for $9,300 worth of damage to his home. It is alleged that Mayor Wolfe submitted a claim to his insurance company…Read More
Written by Moses & Rooth on November 21, 2013
In the criminal law, it is usually necessary for prosecutors to prove that a defendant had a certain mental state. Law students learn a term for this: “mens rea.” This is a Latin phrase referring to the mental element of an offense.
Consider, for example, the crime of tax fraud. There…Read More