If you have been accused of fraud, you naturally may wonder what this means for your future. After all, fraud is a federal offense and thus comes with hefty penalties.
When a loved one dies, the court may appoint an attorney to handle the matters of the deceased's estate. The family of the deceased may know little of the process of probate and rely on the attorney to handle matters in an ethical and forthright manner. Allegations of a breach of this fiduciary duty can lead to serious charges, and someone accused of mishandling estate assets may seek a strong federal criminal defense.
Police in Montauk have taken seriously the complaints of residents regarding the increase in drug trafficking in their hamlet during the summer months. Working with numerous agencies, including the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, local New York police officers claim to have brought down a drug ring that extended across the country and even beyond the U.S. borders. Those charged with involvement in this operation would benefit from a strong criminal defense.
An out-of-state man is in hot water following a traffic stop, according to local sources. New York State Police say they arrested a man for potential drug crimes on Aug. 9. If he is found guilty of the myriad charges filed against him, he could face serious jail time. It is unclear whether the man has retained criminal defense representation at this time.
The chief executive overseeing the massively popular NASCAR sports franchise is in hot water following a traffic stop in Sag Harbor, according to local reports. New York police report they arrested CEO Brian France on Aug. 5 under suspicion of drunk driving. So far, it is unclear whether Mr. France has retained criminal defense representation.
A man accused of assaulting another man during an alleged road rage incident is facing serious charges, according to Brooklyn authorities. New York police say the 46-year-old Queens man has been charged with attempted murder, as well as several other charges, in connection with the incident. He is currently being held against $100,000 bail, and he will be represented by a criminal defense attorney at his preliminary hearing and throughout the trial process.