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Lawyer Help with Federal Sentencing Guidelines + Chart

A criminal justice system without punishments for people convicted of crimes would be pointless. Such a system could conclude that someone was guilty, but would not have the ability to do anything about it. Most people would not view the system as just and the system would do little to deter anyone else from committing… Read More »

Takata Corp. Airbag Flaws Could Lead to Criminal Charges

If you own a car, truck or SUV, there is a good chance that you have gotten an airbag recall in the last three years. Faulty airbags produced by the Takata Corporation have caused 14 deaths and 100 injuries to date. Takata is responsible for producing millions of airbags that are potentially defective and are… Read More »

Suspected Afghan-Born Bomber Indicted on Federal Charges

Ahmad Khan Rahimi, a man living in New Jersey, was indicted last week on eight federal criminal charges that were related to bombings in Manhattan and New Jersey in early 2016. Federal prosecutors said that the man is 28 years old and is an Afghan-born US citizen. He reportedly was inspired by international terrorists including… Read More »

Fake IRS Call Center Scammers Hit With Federal Charges

Federal prosecutors this week unsealed an indictment that charged 56 people in a widespread, international scheme in which the suspects pretended to be IRS agents and immigration authorities to steal more than $300 million from victims to clear phony tax debts and fictitious deportation warrants. The scam, which used several telephone call centers in India,… Read More »

Are Bill and Hillary Done? FBI Field Offices Probing the Clinton Foundation

The Wall Street Journal this week reported that FBI field offices in New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC and Little Rock AR are investigating the Clinton Foundation, looking into allegations of political corruption, racketeering and pay to play. The Clinton Foundation has several charity programs that are operating in Latin America, Haiti, the Caribbean and… Read More »

Will Hillary Clinton Finally Face Federal Charges?

The FBI on Oct. 28, 2016 announced that it was re-opening its its criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she served as secretary of state. The FBI stated that if had discovered new emails during the probe of ex-congressman Anthony Weiner’s sexting scandal. Experts in the political world stated… Read More »

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Charged with Criminal Contempt of Court

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio was charged with federal, criminal contempt of court on Oct. 25. US District Court Judge Susan Bolton signed off on the federal charge, which was recommended by prosecutors earlier in October. The lawman from Maricopa County, AZ has gained national prominence, and notoriety in some circles for his anti-illegal immigration policing… Read More »

Retired Four-Star General Pleads Guilty to Leaking Secrets

A former Joint Chiefs of Staff official pleaded guilty this week to releasing top secret information and making false statements related to the unauthorized disclosure of classified information. The guilty plea was entered in Washington DC. The announcement from the Justice Department involved retired General James E. Cartwright, 67, from Gainesville VA. The announcement was… Read More »