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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Wire fraud happens when an individual uses a device to send information across state lines with the intention of defrauding someone. It’s a serious crime with penalties ranging from probation to 20 years in prison with only a single offense. When wire fraud includes a financial institution or can be connected to a federally declared emergency situation, those penalties rise to $1,000,000 in fines and a possibility of 30 years in prison.

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” … Martin Luther King, Jr. You’re sitting at the defense table, handcuffed. You’re waiting for the jury to read their verdict, the verdict that decides your future.  The evidence has stacked up against you in court; even you think you’re guilty. The law that you’re being charged…

You never thought you would be in this situation… arrested, booked into jail, released on bail, and now fighting criminal charges.  Right now you may be sitting in your house wondering what you are supposed to do now.  You’ve never been in trouble before especially not arrested, and have no idea who to call for…

Willful Blindness is a theory of liability in the federal criminal justice system that just doesn’t seem fair.  The doctrine of willful blindness helps prosecutors convict defendants who deliberately shield themselves from clear evidence of critical facts that are strongly suggested by the circumstances.  If a defendant who behaves in this manner, they are just…

Fraud is a type of crime that can take on many different identities. Wire fraud charges is one such identity and it occurs when a scam takes place over interstate wires such as phone lines, electronic sources such as fax machines, or over the Internet. People who commit wire fraud are typically looking for personal…

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