If someone accuses you of fraud, that accusation alone may not be enough. Fraud has to be proven to a legal standard, and there are six basic elements that generally need to be present for the charges to stand.
Anything involving financial transactions has to be handled carefully. One reason for that is so all parties involved are satisfied and don't have any regrets. Another reason is because there are many laws in Texas that govern financial transactions. Running afoul of those laws can result in being accused of fraud by angry people who feel that they were done wrong and having to defend against those accusations in court. Of course, some people who are accused of fraud win in court. One of the ways to win is by getting the case dismissed.
Whenever someone is facing federal fraud charges, they are likely to face a difficult legal battle as federal officials aggressively prosecute the cases for which they are responsible. On Houston doctor is in the process of fighting federal charges for supposedly committing multiple instances of health care fraud.
Many people assume that celebrities live their lives completely void of pain or hardship. While it's easy to believe that celebrities are always living glamorously, such is not the case for former Cowboys quarterback Ryan Leaf. The former football player is wanted in Texas for theft crimes and fraud.