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Criminal defense attorney, Lorraine Gauli-Rufo shares news and articles pertaining to criminal and federal law.

 

Navigating the Federal Drug Statutes

Federal drug statutes make it illegal to possess, distribute or manufacture illegal drugs, or to conspire with others to do so.  These illegal drugs include, but are not limited to Cocaine, Marijuana, Methamphetamine, LSD and Heroin. They also include possession with...

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Federal Criminal Charges and Federal Sentencing Questions

If you or a loved one are charged or threatened with a federal criminal offense, you need an attorney familiar and experienced with the federal criminal justice system. A crime is federal if it falls within one of the enumerated federal statutes.  It is typically...

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Money Laundering

The intentional concealment of funds greater than $10,000, derived from illegal activities can subject one to federal money laundering charges. According to the International Monetary Fund, approximately $600 billion to $1.5 trillion is laundered every year. Federal...

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Computer/Internet/Cyber Crimes

Computer/Internet/Cyber Crimes With the increase in the use of computers and other electronic devices utilized to access the internet, there has been a proportionate increase in charges relating to those uses. The government brings many crimes against individuals...

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New Law Firm Award

LGR Law, LLC is proud to announce that it has been successfully chosen as the
winner of the 2016 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award for

Boutique Federal Criminal Defense Attorney of the Year in New Jersey

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MORTGAGE FRAUD

Mortgage fraud cases are generally prosecuted by the feds under one of the following fraud statutes: mail fraud (18 USC § 1341), wire fraud (18 USC § 1343) and bank fraud (18 USC § 1344), A charge of conspiracy can and is often brought in many cases and RICO charges...

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BANK FRAUD

Federal Bank Fraud charges can be brought by the Government under three Federal criminal statutes that govern offenses by or against financial institutions under the Bank Fraud Statute (“BFS”), 18 U.S.C. § 1344. Federal investigation agencies (such as IRS, FBI)...

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Healthcare Fraud 2015 Update

In the last few years federal authorities have initiated many investigations on a variety of healthcare related frauds.  These investigations have involved a wide range of  healthcare related matters including doctors and others in the medical field accepting or...

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Legal Resources

As a  criminal defense attorney who practices in New York and New Jersey with a focus on federal criminal defense, my clients sometimes ask me for the names and contact information of other attorneys either practicing different types of law or practicing criminal law in areas other than the places LGR Law Group practices.  Here is a list of useful links to legal resources.