When health care providers are suspected of engaging in prescription fraud, they may be investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
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Millions of Americans receive disability payments through Social Security. Although the vast majority of these payments are collected legally, there are exceptions. Individuals are caught defrauding the system every year.
Before your detention hearing, a pre-trial services officer will conduct a pre-trial review to determine important details about you.
When a person is charged with a criminal offense, he/she can often remain free, pending trial, by paying the court a large sum of money known as bail. The amount of bail is generally even higher in federal cases, such as those involving drug trafficking.
If you are facing criminal charges, you must post bail in order to stay out of jail while your case is processed. Nebbia hearings require defendants to disclose the source of funds used to post bail.
When charged with a criminal offense, a defendant may be released from jail by paying bail, a set amount of money that effectively insures against the defendant’s flight risk.
Medicaid is a federal and state partnership that provides more than $27 billion in health care services to 4 million Florida residents.
Extradition is the process by which one state demands another use its powers to arrest and send a person back for trial on a criminal charge.
Upon conviction a defendant to a federal criminal prosecution can appeal the judgment claiming that something was done improperly at trial. Appeals by the government are limited by the U.S. Constitution’s Fifth Amendment, which prohibits “double jeopardy.”
A sentencing hearing is the stage of a criminal prosecution when penalties are imposed after a guilty plea, a plea of nolo contendre, or a defendant is found guilty by a jury or judge at trial.