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The term ‘counterfeiting’ can be used to describe any number of fake articles. Counterfeit art or fake commercial items such as designer apparel can all be considered counterfeits. However, these goods are not covered by federal law. So what is … Continue reading

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Civil asset forfeiture is a mechanism federal law enforcement officials use to seize the property and possessions of people they come into contact with if they believe that the property is involved in criminal activity. Authorities justify using this mechanism … Continue reading

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Mortgage fraud encompasses several fact patterns or situations all of which are illegal under federal law. Mortgage fraud is characterized by some type of “material misstatement, misrepresentation, or omission in relation to a mortgage loan that is then relied upon … Continue reading

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If you have been convicted of a federal crime, you may wish to appeal your conviction and/or your sentence. Perhaps you believe that the law was not correctly applied or that your case was not appropriately presented. These are valid … Continue reading

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