Ohio Federal Charges

Ohio Tax Evasion Laws & Charges + Statute of Limitations

In the state of Ohio, just like in other states, tax evasion is a serious crime that can come with severe repercussions and penalties. Crimes of tax evasion in this instance generally fall under one of two categories: Crimes which relate to the filing of a tax return Crimes which relate to the failure to… Read More »

Ohio Racketeering Laws & Charges + Statute of Limitations

Racketeering is a very serious crime that has significant consequences on the life of someone accused of it. Essentially, racketeering almost always goes hand in hand with organized crime. Usually, some illegal activity is included in it that is part of a larger, wider, more elaborate enterprise. While Ohio has a law that defines ‘corrupt’… Read More »

Ohio Money laundering Laws & Charges + Statute of Limitations

The crime of money laundering in Ohio refers to a situation wherein a group of people, or organized network engage in activities designed to convert the cash that is created or obtained through illicit activities so that it appears to be legitimate money that comes from lawful sources. In many circumstances, money laundering is a… Read More »

Ohio Insurance Fraud Laws & Charges + Statute of Limitations

In Ohio, the crime of insurance fraud is defined as any action wherein people or entities attempt to make a false claim to an insurance company, to obtain compensation or money that they aren’t rightfully entitled to. For example, an act of insurance fraud in Ohio might occur when a person knowingly files an insurance… Read More »

Ohio Welfare Fraud Laws & Charges + Statute of Limitations

Welfare is a system of benefits and public relief given to those who can demonstrate that they are in need. Welfare also includes AFDC (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) and SNAP (Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program), also known as food stamps. Tax revenues collected pay for the money needed to provide welfare and states administer… Read More »

Ohio Mortgage Fraud Laws & Charges + Statute of Limitations

Mortgage fraud is one of the most complex crimes around. Experts estimate that around 10% of all mortgage applications are actually fraudulent, due to accidental errors. The issue, however, is that it cannot be classed as mortgage fraud unless the error was intentional and it is difficult to prove whether it is or not. This… Read More »

Ohio Credit Card Fraud Laws & Charges+ Statute of Limitations

Credit card fraud is one of the country’s fastest growing, and most costly, crimes. The effects are huge as well, with losses being recuperated by increasing finance charges, interest rates, and annual fees to consumers. In Ohio, state laws aim to address two individual issues with credit card fraud. They focus both on misusing the… Read More »

Ohio Fraud Laws & Charges + Statute of Limitations

In Ohio, fraud refers to an action undertaken using trickery or scams to gain an advantage over another person or party. For example, in the case of health insurance fraud, an individual might exaggerate certain claims or issue false reports in an attempt to gain an advantage over the insurance provider, which leads to the… Read More »

Ohio Drug Trafficking Laws & Charges + Statute of Limitations

Drug trafficking is an incredibly complex type of violation. In Ohio, trafficking covers not just the movement of controlled substances, but also selling, intending to sell, manufacturing, and cultivating of these substances. Specifically, they have divided it into two different scenarios: Selling or offering to sell a drug that is classed as a controlled substance… Read More »

Ohio Forgery Laws And Charges & Charges + Statute of Limitations

The crime of forgery in Ohio consists of a wide variety of potentially fraudulent actions that are willfully committed in an attempt, or with the intent to defraud another person. These forgery actions might include: Signing someone else’s name on a legitimate document with the desire to benefit from that signature Changing a document, or… Read More »

Ohio Extortion & Blackmail Laws & Charges + Statute of Limitations

Extortion and blackmail are complex crimes. Traditionally, they only described actions that were taken by government officials or public officials. Today, however, private citizens can also get charged with extortion and blackmail. In many places, extortion and blackmail are one and the same crime, but blackmail is done by private citizens, whereas extortion is done… Read More »

Ohio Embezzlement Laws & Charges + Statute Of Limitations

In simple terms, embezzlement in Ohio relates to kinds of property theft, when a defendant entrusted to monitor or manage someone else’s property or money steals part of that property or money for his or her own benefit. The key factor that makes embezzlement different from plain theft is that the defendant has access to… Read More »

Ohio Grand Larceny Laws & Charges + Statute Of Limitations

Many people refer to theft and larceny as the same thing. However, the truth is that there are a number of important differences to consider regarding these crimes. One thing to consider about grand larceny is that when the amount or value of a stolen item exceeds $250, the crime changes from a misdemeanor into… Read More »

Ohio Bank Fraud Laws & Charges + Statute Of Limitations

Bank fraud is a very complex area of law that encompasses a number of different crimes. These include card fraud (credit or debit), passing bad checks, uninsured deposits, accounting fraud, fraudulent loans, rogue trading, impersonation, embezzlement, identity theft, and forgery. These are all financial fraud cases. In Ohio, they are charged not under the umbrella… Read More »