“Local pain management doctor going to prison for 70 months for conspiring to distribute controlled substances and health care fraud.“ In October of 2020 Dr. Eugene Gosy of Clarence, NY went to prison for 70 months for the way that he chose to prescribe opioids to his patients. The DEA outlined that he prescribed more…

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There’s a lot of confusion about marijuana. Laws are changing fast, both in many US states and around the world. Our office handles both immigration issues and federal drug crime defense, so we run into this issue on a regular basis. Here’s what you need to know. Immigration is a federal legal matter, which means…

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Federal Law Enforcement officers send target letters to inform people that they are the subject of a federal investigation. It is often supplied to witnesses who have been subpoena’d before a Grand Jury.  If you have received one of these letters you should contact a criminal lawyer immediately, even if you haven’t yet been charged…

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Remember the old Monopoly card? “Bank error in your favor, collect $200?“ Bank errors do happen, and sometimes they result in unexpected deposits ending up in your account. Unfortunately, if you treat that money like a windfall and run out to start spending that money, you could end up in a lot of trouble. For…

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On Friday, April 30, former Netflix VP Michael Kail was found guilty on 28 counts of wire fraud, three counts of mail fraud, and seven counts of money laundering. He was convicted of receiving stock options, bribes, and kickbacks from tech companies in return for approving their contracts. A kickback is any illegal payment received…

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On March 29, 2020, lawmakers responded to the Covid-19 pandemic by passing the CARES act. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was a part of that package. The program allowed small businesses to take out a loan for the purpose of keeping their employees on the payroll. Nearly a year later, the Justice Department has prosecuted…

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Receiving a federal Grand Jury subpoena can be nerve wracking. Yet it’s important to understand exactly what you should do if you receive this type of document. According to federal law, the Grand Jury, as a representative of the public, “has a claim to every man’s evidence,” except for “persons protected by a constitutional, common…

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Sometimes it’s just not possible to get an acquittal in a federal case, even if you have a very skilled federal criminal lawyer. You have to remember that 92% of the people who get targeted for a criminal investigation tend to either plead guilty or be found guilty in court. In part this is because…

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