When you receive insider information about a company -- such as from an employee who works at the company -- and you make profitable transactions based on the insider information, you could be violating Securities and Exchange Commission laws. Specifically, you could be committing an insider trading violation.
A legitimate business can sometimes appear like a criminal operation to the federal government. For example, shell companies may be legitimate, but they also might be money laundering operations. The federal government may, therefore, pay scrutiny to the operations of a shell company for signs of illegal conduct.
You paid good money to have an addition added on to your home. Now, you have noticed mold, bugs and other things that make you feel that the job was done improperly. In fact, the damage may be widespread enough to affect how much your home is worth.
According to the Colorado Department of Public Safety, between the first of the year and the end of April, there were nearly 1,100 car accidents in which someone was either injured or killed. We all know that car accidents are a common occurrence, but sometimes statistics help us understand just how many people are impacted by crashes every year. They can also help us understand the importance of being prepared should it happen to us.