FBI False Statement
Honesty is the best policy and the maxim is especially true when speaking with an FBI agent and/or a police officer. Both federal and state laws prohibit individuals from making a false statement and/or filing a False Report with law enforcement authorities, but the penalty varies according to the circumstances. Accordingly, members whose background also includes FBI False Statement can be a great asset to someone looking for an investigator and/or needing an expert conducting a fraud investigation.
Under Title 18, U.S. Code, Section 1001, federal authorities can prosecute individuals who knowingly and willfully falsify, conceal and/or make a false statement to a federal agent, or knowingly makes or uses a document that contains a material false statement. The federal law does not require that the false statement be related to the matter being investigated, as long as it was made knowingly and willfully. And there is no legal requirement that the statement be made under oath.
Laws relating to individuals making a false statement vary from state to state. In some states, individuals who make a false statement in connection with an official proceeding, such as a trial, can expect prosecutors will want to charge the case and receive severe punishment if found guilty, than other types of cases involving a fraudulent statement. And lying to obtain a loan, making a false statement to get money or property, individuals can expect prosecutors will also want to the charge the case.
Perjury relates to an individual making a fraudulent statement under oath, generally in a legal proceeding. But a false statement made under oath in connection with a declaration or an affirmation to a court official, including a court clerk and/or a notary public can equally be prosecuted as perjury violations.
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Agents with FBI False Statement skillset
- Joseph R. Lewis
- George W Murray
- Kevin Baker
- Chris J. Quick
- Louis F. Bertram
- John E. (Jack) Brennan
- James K. Ellis, CFE
- Dennis J. Franks
- Myron R. Fuller, CFE, FSO, FIO
- Thomas J Baker
- Patrick J Murphy
- Thomas W. Raftery III
- Harry Garcia
- Jeffrey L. Rinek
- Daniel Bellich
- James J Wedick
- Jeffrey A. Danik
- Herbert Cousins, Jr
- Donald B. Southerland, Jr.
- Dennis P. Joyce