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

 

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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RICO – What is it, exactly?

RICO is short for the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act  which is a federal law that was passed in 1970 to fight organized crime. In a nutshell, RICO allows the federal government to charge many people for broad activities that it determines is part...

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Practical Information About Mail Fraud

If you have been accused of committing a crime through the United States Postal Service, a Montclair mail fraud lawyer can defend your case based on a lack of intent. These defense strategies are intended to help innocent clients avoid harsh fines, imprisonment and...

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What is Mortgage fraud?

Lorraine Gauli-Rufo is a federal criminal defense attorney with who has successfully represented many clients charged with or investigated for Mortgage fraud.  Mortgage fraud cases are generally prosecuted by the feds under one of the following fraud statutes:  mail...

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