When you're accused of fraud in California, you know that you could be facing time in prison or fines. It's not uncommon to be the center of an investigation when you work within the investment industry, but you don't need to let someone make you out to be a criminal. You could be accused of federal fraud charges, but that doesn't mean you've committed any fraudulent acts.
In the last year or so, cybercrime has been a topic making headlines around the country. Major retailers like Target and Home Depot have been forced to admit that customer data was stolen by hackers during some of the busiest shopping days of the year. Customer data in these cases included credit/debit card numbers and other sensitive financial and personal information.