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Go Directly to Jail, Do Not Pass Go: Arson-for-Profit Doesn’t Pay

Arson is probably the dumbest form of insurance fraud. With modern municipal fire departments arson fires seldom totally destroy the premises, evidence is always left for arson investigators to review, and firefighters and the public are exposed to danger of injury and death and, as a result, judges...

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Federal Prosecutors Charge NECC Employees with Second Degree Murder: A Shot Across the Bow to Healthcare Companies Navigating Uncertain Regulatory Environments

Federal prosecutors charged the head pharmacist and the president of New England Compounding Center (NECC), a now-bankrupt Massachusetts compounding pharmacy, with second-degree murder and racketeering in the U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts on Tuesday, December 16. The charges relate to...

How a Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help You

(Image credit: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b7/Law3.jpg) People or organizations embroiled in lawsuits due to accusations of criminal misconduct need to engage the services of a attorney to defend themselves. It is the duty of a lawyer to carry out research, do the paperwork...

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Non-US Companies and Executives at Risk from US RICO Law

By Kevin Walsh , Douglas Walter Mateyaschuk , Richard F. Hans , and Jean-Pierre Douglas-Henry More frequently than ever before, American plaintiffs and prosecutors are using US laws to target conduct that has little, if any, connection to the United States. Potential exposure to criminal and...