By Lucas Van De Graaff, Marketing– Vin Diesel is one of the world’s most beloved and famous actors, and there’s little wonder why Chinese cinema has joined the many nations trying to cash in on his success. There are plans to make a fourth movie in his xXx series lineup and ...
March 17, 2021Tami Mickelsen
By Xochitl Bott, Marketing – In the United States, donuts are a sweet tooth for many people. They are found everywhere, from the grocery store to coffee shops. But one donut shop placed their sights on something more valuable than donuts. In Central New York, there is a line of donut ...
March 3, 2021Tami Mickelsen
By Lucas Van De Graaff, Marketing – The TV show “Shark Tank” is where the best product campaign ideas are invested in, the ones that will make a lot of money and will take off. I imagine they must have a good screening process into the legitimacy of one’s product lineup ...
February 20, 2021Tami Mickelsen
By Megan Porter, Marketing – One of the top causes of loss in large companies is when someone embezzles money. But large companies are not the only ones embezzling effects. Small companies and even labor unions must be on the watch for embezzling and other forms of financial misuse. Such was the ...
February 17, 2021Tami Mickelsen
By Xochitl Bott, Marketing – Shark fins are a delicacy in many countries — and the poaching of certain sharks is illegal. A crew trying to export their stash found that out the hard way in Hawaii, USA. In 2018, the fishing vessel M.V. Kyoshin Maru No. 20 from Japan was fishing ...
January 26, 2021Tami Mickelsen
By Xan Johnson, Marketing – Frederick Arias, a former Arizona law enforcement officer, was recently arrested for being involved in a fraud scheme totaling around nine million dollars. He had previously served as a patrol officer and detective for over 20 years in various locations throughout Arizona. The FBI has recently ...
January 13, 2021Tami Mickelsen
By Megan Porter, Marketing – Each year, both individuals and businesses seek to decrease expenses and increase their profit margin. But some of these entities seek to do so through illegal means, including tax fraud and evasion. The IRS loses thousands of dollars annually through misrepresented or fraudulent tax returns. Penalties ...
January 10, 2021Tami Mickelsen
By Xan Johnson, Marketing – With the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of claims for unemployment benefits has skyrocketed. What has been interesting, though, is seeing how the current measures put in place to counteract fraudulent claims have held up. The simple response — not so well. Through these systems ...
January 5, 2021Tami Mickelsen
By Xan Johnson, Marketing – We often hear in the news of big-time frauds or corruption scandals, totaling to millions of dollars. But are we aware of the many times these same crimes are committed right under our noses? Recently, a 29-year-old Boost Mobile employee was arrested for embezzling over two ...
December 21, 2020Tami Mickelsen
By Megan Porter, Marketing – The federal government takes mail fraud and tax evasion very seriously, and businesses are always looking for new ways to prevent embezzlement. When Hailey Keele, a North Ogden resident, pled guilty to all three, she knew she would be facing steep penalties. During the trial, Keele confessed ...
December 16, 2020Tami Mickelsen
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