A bail amount is set in order to ensure that a defendant returns to court and obeys the condition of his or her release while waiting for a trial date. After the case has ended, a bail is no longerContinue reading How Does Bail Work?
On December 10, hundreds of law enforcement officers spread out across East Los Angeles to raid homes in a search for 38 gang members believe to be tied to the Mexican Mafia and the Big Hazard gang. Those arrested have beenContinue reading FBI Targets Mexican Mafia Members for Numerous Crimes
Federal crime can seem like a very broad term, covering many various offenses. Below we outline some examples of what falls under the title of “federal crime.” Defining Federal Crime In the U.S., a federal crime is an act that hasContinue reading What Counts as “Federal Crime”?
Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino might be facing a different situation than he’s used to: tax fraud. “The Situation’s” Rise to Fame Sorrentino rose to fame with the rest of the notoriously bawdy cast of MTV’s “The Jersey Shore.” But the show’sContinue reading “The Situation’s” Tax Fraud Situation
A law enforcement sweep targeting alleged money laundering operations by Mexican drug cartels has led Federal agents to seize more than $65 million and arrest at least nine people in the Los Angeles fashion district. The Money Laundering Control Act of 1986 made moneyContinue reading Money Laundering in L.A.’s Fashion District
A new cyber crime ring the subject of a federal case in New York, alleges three foreign nations of infecting computers with viruses in an effort to steal private customer data and information. Read more about this new case here.Continue reading Cyber Crime Ring Causes Worries for Online Banking