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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 »

3 Takata Executives Face Federal Charges Over Airbag Deceptions

Federal prosecutors stated last week that they had filed criminal charges against three Takata executives, a major maker of auto parts in Japan, for faking test data to hide a fatal defect in the company’s airbags. This has been the largest automotive recall in US history, and now executives allegedly responsible for the cover up… Read More »

Hedge Fund Company Charged with $1 Billion Fraud

The top executives of the hedge fund manager Platinum Partners in New York City were arrested this week and charged with a $1 billion fraud scheme. Federal prosecutors said that it had become a Ponzi-like scheme as its biggest investments had plunged in value. In 2012, for example, executives misrepresented to auditors the value of… 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 »