A drug conspiracy is an agreement between two or more people to commit a crime. To obtain a guilty verdict, the U.S. prosecutor must have sufficient evidence to prove that there was an agreement between two or more people to violate a federal drug law and that all conspirators knew that they were agreeing to and joining in on a federal drug crime.
When a federal investigative agency, such as the FBI, the ATF or the DEA, feels they have sufficient evidence to suspect that you have committed a crime, they present their case to a federal magistrate judge.
If you get a knock on the door in the middle of the night, if agents appear at your workplace, if for any reason you feel you are under investigation by a federal investigative agency, you are probably right.
Whether a white-collar criminal act is charged as a federal or Florida state crime usually depends on the type and scope of the crime. However, it’s also possible to face charges at both the state and federal levels.
Identity theft and “new account” fraud, including mortgage, student loan and credit cards, accounted for $3.4 billion in losses in 2018. In that same year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alone processed 1.4 million reports of fraud. And while those numbers are staggering, they are on the increase.
Bankruptcy is a legal mechanism that provides individuals and businesses relief from debt. Every case is different, and in certain situations assets and personal property may need to be liquidated to pay creditors back.
While several states have adopted lenient stances towards marijuana and even legalized the drug for recreational adult users, it remains illegal on the federal level. In fact, even if you are using marijuana in a “legal” state, you may still be found guilty of violating federal law.