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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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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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Criminal Law Attorney – Orange County Criminal Defense

If you are facing theft charges, a criminal law attorney can help you fight them.   “Theft” charges are very common in Orange County, California, with the majority being charged as shoplifting (petty theft).   However, there are several other degrees of theft that can potentially result in a substantial prison sentence.  It’s important to understand …

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If Accused Of A White Collar Crime Immediately Call A Defense Attorney

White collar crimes encompass a wide variety of unlawful financially motivated activity including investment fraud, insurance fraud, healthcare fraud, embezzlement, wire fraud, credit card fraud, bankruptcy fraud, tax evasion, real estate fraud, mortgage fraud, securities fraud and money laundering. The following are a few basic steps suggested by defense attorney Karren Kenney to follow if …

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Choosing the Best Criminal Lawyer for your Orange County Criminal Defense Case

  Choosing the Best Criminal Lawyer For Your Case Trying to choose the best criminal lawyer to assist you with your Orange County criminal defense case can be an overwhelming task. You are dealing with a flood of emotions since you were arrested, and it’s hard to think straight while being consumed with thoughts of …

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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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Common Mistakes After an Arrest – Right to Remain Silent

YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT – INVOKE IT! Failing to Invoke Your Right to Remain Silent by Not Remaining Silent You have the right to remain silent when you are arrested. Many people take the first chance they have to explain their situation to whomever will listen and will spill the beans so …

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Attorney Hiring Tips for a Tax Investigation – Kenney Legal

Tax investigation Tips for a hiring an attorney for a tax investigation Defending yourself from tax fraud or a tax investigation?  Be careful… Any good steward of personal finances knows their money inside and out. You are on top of the situation, and it almost seems insulting to invite someone into this world. True though …

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Trial Attorney or Litigator?

Knowing whether the attorney you have retained is someone who will actually go to trial or someone who will refer you on if the case gets that far takes a simple question before you hand over your money. You want to ask them if they handle trials because you will want the one person who is most familiar with your case and your circumstances to be the one representing you in court.