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What Types of Crimes are Considered Money Laundering?

Money laundering is the criminal process of transforming ill-gotten gains from serious crimes into the appearance that they are indeed legitimate assets. Here, we break down what sorts of crimes are considered money laundering and how the definition works in the real world. Money Laundering: Three Steps Money laundering is not a simple process, as […]

How to Hire the Best Federal Conspiracy Defense Attorney for Your Case

One of the most frequently charged federal crimes is that of conspiracy. As defined by U.S. law, federal conspiracy can be charged if two or more individuals (a collective criminal partnership) agree and take at least one step towards committing a federal crime. In plain English, conspiracy means an agreement between at least two people […]

What’s the Difference Between Tax Fraud and Tax Evasion?

The Internal Revenue Service estimates that roughly 17% of taxpayers fail to comply with the tax code to some extent. Most of this is due to the highly complicated tax codes where mistakes and oversights happen, and not necessarily from intent to commit tax fraud. However, the IRS does investigate and charge individuals and companies […]

Federal Case Result: From Conspiracy & Fraud Charges to Freedom

Counts: 18 USC § 1344, 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud, 18 USC §§ 1014 and 2 Loan and Credit Application Fraud District Judge: Merryday Sentencing Guidelines: 37 – 46 months imprisonment Mandatory Minimum: None. Sentencing Advocacy: Probation Almost ten years after commission of the crime, our client MC was arrested, just barely making the […]

How to Choose the Right Money Laundering Defense Attorney

Money laundering is a serious offense which can result in large fines and lengthy prison sentences if convicted. Money laundering cases are also incredibly complex, and may involve powerful state and federal agencies working with the local law enforcement and the district attorney. It is critical to choose the right defense attorney to represent you […]

Federal Conspiracy Charges: Sentencing Guidelines

Federal conspiracy laws are meant to discourage major crimes that involve the participation of more than one person, but are also often used as a tactic against a group of defendants, hoping to turn them against one another. If you are charged with federal conspiracy, it is important to know what the charge means specifically […]

Money Laundering Charges & Penalties

Money laundering is a serious federal crime that involves taking “dirty” or criminally obtained money and making it appear as though it came from a “clean” legal source. Money can be laundered in a variety of ways, and the crime is generally associated with organized crime or international terrorism. If you or a loved one […]

What to Do if You Are Charged with Federal Conspiracy

A federal conspiracy charge is a common tactic used by federal prosecutors, since it is a broad type of crime and can be used to leverage witness testimony against other defendants. Unfortunately for the defendant, federal conspiracy charges can be very difficult to defend. It is important to understand the nature of federal conspiracy charges, […]

What You Should Know About Asset Seizure

Most people understand that personal property can be seized if it is connected to a federal crime, but few people realize how easy it is for items to be taken and how difficult it is to get the property returned. Civil asset forfeiture has become an important part of how both local and federal governments […]

How to Choose the Best Federal Defense Attorney

If you or a loved one have been indicted on a federal charge, one of the most important decision you will have to make is obtaining qualified legal representation. A federal indictment is a very serious situation and one that can turn your life upside down. Choosing a top attorney to represent you in federal […]

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