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Category: Federal Charges

Bankruptcy Fraud: Charges, Penalties & Defense

Melissa Stamp, of Stamp Farms, Decatur MI, had been Miss Southwest Michigan and Michigan Apple Queen before she was convicted of bankruptcy fraud and sentenced to 20 months in a federal penitentiary last year. She and her husband, Michael Stamp,

Mail Fraud Scams Are More Common Than You Think

What are mail fraud scams? In this day of electronic communication you may think mail fraud is a thing of the past. Even though mail fraud has been a federal offense since 1872, our mail system is still being used

Wire Fraud: Charges, Penalties & Defense

Have you or has anyone you know been charged with wire fraud? Wire Fraud is a crime involving interstate communications devices – such as mail, telephone, fax, email, etc. – used to defraud or try to defraud someone of money,

Tax Evasion and Tax Fraud Charges – Michigan Defense Attorney

Have you or has someone you know been charged with tax evasion? Filing your taxes can be a headache. It is frustrating to watch so much of your hard earned income get swept away by federal and state taxes. It

First Steps to Take When You Are Innocent

Innocent until proven guilty is our country’s battle cry in the courtroom. It is what makes our nation great. Those who live here should be able to feel confident and safe living in a land where freedom and truth is

Child Pornography: What to Expect When Charged

Michael Skupin, 54, of Oakland County, Michigan was a contestant on CBS’s season 2 of the popular Survivor series. He is best known for falling into fire and having to be airlifted out. Today, he is behind bars after being

Mail Fraud: What You Need to Know

Do you know someone that has been charged with mail fraud? When you think of the crimes of those individuals that are sitting in a prison cell have committed, mail fraud might not be the first offense that comes to

Obama Issues Executive Order Banning Solitary Confinement for Juveniles in Federal Prison

What happens to an individual who is put into solitary confinement? This week, President Obama announced an executive order banning solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prisons. The Supreme Court also made news when they decided to retroactive the Miller

Jared Fogle: Subway’s Ex-Spokesperson Sentenced to Prison

Do you remember the Subway® guy, Jared Fogle? Jared Fogle, Subway’s former pitchman, was sentenced to almost 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to having sex with underage prostitutes and trading in child pornography.

Tax Fraud: What You Need to Know

Have you or has someone you know been charged with tax fraud? What is the difference between tax fraud and tax evasion? Filing taxes is always nerve racking whether you are worried about how much you may owe, if you