Criminal Law and Procedure

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Insurance Fraud Scheme Charged as Conspiracy: Cop Guilty Of Extortion In Auto Fraud
Posted on 16 Jun 2014 by Barry Zalma

Insurance fraud is not a charge prosecutors like. Although it is an easy crime to prove since all it requires is a single document used with an intent to defraud an insurer, prosecutors prefer to deal with more complex issues and criminal charges. An... Read More

Structuring Trips Up Speaker Hastert
Posted on 27 Jul 2015 by Williams Mullen

By Robert J. Higdon Jr. Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Dennis Hastert entered the well of a courtroom in the Northern District of Illinois recently to enter a plea of not guilty to charges that he structured more than... Read More

Extortion to Get Insurance Commissions – Jail For Influencing Insurance Purchase
Posted on 13 May 2014 by Barry Zalma

Public entities buy insurance to protect themselves against various liabilities and property damage. The politicians who run these entities know almost nothing about insurance and insurance pricing. As a result they are at the mercy of professional insurance... Read More