Complexities of Cyber Crime

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25th Mar 2015

“Cyber-crime” is an area of criminal law that is always evolving.  Since communications are dominated by the use of computers, smart phones, tablets and other electronic and digital devices, these technologies can also be portals for criminal investigations.  Almost anything done on … more

Common Defenses to the Charge of Burglary

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16th Mar 2015

In the State of Florida, “burglary” essentially means to violate a person or entity’s personal space with the further intent to commit a crime.  To break into a house…limited to taking a nap may only be a misdemeanor trespass whereas breaking into … more

Help! I’ve Been Accused of Insurance Fraud: What Now?

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10th Mar 2015

Most people suspected of insurance fraud are placed on notice as to an ongoing investigation well before law enforcement considers whether to make an arrest.  As soon as a person is told or even senses that they are the subject of … more

Should I Talk to the Police After a Firearm Possession Charge?

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2nd Mar 2015

The Second Amendment allows the constitutional “right to bear arms” yet there are limitations on such a right.  There are constraints governing firearms such as they cannot be illegally concealed from view, possessed by a convicted felon, carried in an establishment … more

What Are My Post-Arrest Rights?

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23rd Feb 2015

If you have been arrested, knowing your rights can make a significant difference in your case.  Two vital constitutional rights to be aware of are; 1) The right to remain silent and 2) The right to be counseled by and retain … more

The Value of Defense Strategy at the onset of a Healthcare Fraud Investigation

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If your facility is being investigated for, or has been accused of healthcare fraud, acting quickly to retain an appropriate Miami-Dade criminal defense attorney is an imperative decision.  The complexity of laws and regulations impacting healthcare networks can be confusing … more

How Much Alcohol Do I Have to Have Consumed To Be Arrested for DUI in Florida?

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There is no accurate answer to such an inquiry. It is not illegal to “drink and drive”…it is illegal to drink and drive with either; 1) An unlawful blood alcohol level or 2) Proof of alcohol consumption to the extent … more

How Can A White Collar Crime Allegation Affect a Professional?

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It is common that with the targets of a white collar crime investigations, those individuals who have no prior criminal history.  These people have professional licenses like financial traders, realtors, law enforcement personnel, executives, accountants, lawyers, CEOs, doctors or public … more

I’m a First-Time Offender; Will My Drug Trafficking Penalties Be Severe?

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21st Jan 2015

Because of minimum mandatory penalties, the drug trafficking sentencing exposures can be quite severe. The nature of these minimum mandatory penalties is that it takes away the power of the court and enables too much power to the prosecution… for … more

Should I Just Give Up If I have Been Accused of Bankruptcy Fraud?

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The nature of filing for bankruptcy can be an emotional and overwhelmingly difficult decision. Confusion as to how to comply with the strict requirements may result in an allegation of bankruptcy fraud. A purposeful misleading, defiance or obstruction of the bankruptcy … more