Favorite Asset Search Blog posts from 2015 include:
Recovering Art Assets & Cultural Heritage Property—covers how divorcing spouses; terrorists & others may employ art to hide their assets. This post was written by Leila A. Amineddoleh, Esq. who is an art and cultural heritage lawyer and an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law.
Private Investigators: A Surreptitious Search For Money Hidden In Divorce & Other Cases— discusses what might possibly go wrong during a search for hidden assets. It mentions searching for assets by using wiretaps; bank searches; law enforcement databases & physical surveillance.
Data Brokers Searching For Your Assets, Bank Accounts & Other Personal Information?—explains that data brokers mine data & harvest your private information. The information can consist of “where and when you open a bank account; estimated household income; the assets you own; loan history; credit card use and tax return transcripts.”
Red Flags & The IRS Search For Attorney Memmott’s Assets—analyzes a tax fraud prosecution. In this case, prosecutors claimed Attorney Orion Douglas Memmott concealed assets through nominees (i.e. intermediaries), back-dated promissory notes & a business bank account.
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