federal criminal defense

Federal Fraud Charges & the Admissions Scandal

  The infamous 2019 college admissions scandal involving federal fraud charges has garnered vast headlines in federal court the past several months as 50 individuals have been charged with varying fraud crimes, primarily, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and mail fraud, along with conspiracy to commit money laundering. Before the government was aware of the …

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Federal Mail Fraud – Is This a Common Crime in a Digital World?

Federal Mail Fraud is still a common crime in our digital world. With the growing age of technology and development of the internet, television, phone calls and more, it would be easy to assume that mail fraud schemes would be far less common in the technological era. On the contrary, mail fraud is still a …

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What Constitutes Federal Wire Fraud?

Federal wire fraud is best defined as any fraudulent scheme that intentionally deceives another via a wire format. A wire format is open to interpretation, however, common forms of communication via wires include television advertisements, internet services such as emails or faxes, and telephone calls. That being said, in order for someone to be guilty …

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Wiretap Invasion…The Feds Are Listening!

Wiretap of of high profile government officials has been a hot topic in the news lately.  The power of the federal government agents ability to get a federal judge to sign off on a wiretap is unnerving, especially when the judge assumes the affidavit of the federal agent contains truthful information.  These are usually seen …

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Asset Forfeiture: The Government Can Take Your Things… and Keep Them!

Asset Forfeiture Asset forfeiture is really common in California. The biggest reason for this would seem to be because they are able to keep a portion of the proceeds from any assets they seize for themselves! States, like California, are participating in a program known as the “Equitable Sharing Program”. This program was indefinitely suspended …

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Criminal Protesting Against President Trump

Now that the inauguration is over and President Trump is busy fulfilling his campaign promises, criminal protesting is in full swing.  The inauguration itself has led to an escalation of hate that has caused such a division in America, there is no telling if and when this will end. The democrats and their supporters are …

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Fighting Federal Charges Out Of State – OC Legal Defense

Federal charges If you find yourself in a position where you are facing federal charges in one state but reside in another state, where do you seek legal representation since you will be fighting the charges from out of state? In such a situation, it is important that you hire a federal criminal defense attorney …

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Dishonest Federal Prosecutors – Hold Them Accountable!

Dishonest federal prosecutors who engage in prosecutorial misconduct is a serious issue that can affect the lives of innocent people. In our criminal system, prosecutors have a lot of power. They have the power to decide whether to bring charges against someone, what to charge them with, whether to allow them to plead to lesser …

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