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Blog Posts in August, 2011

  • New Jersey man not convicted by jury of white collar crime

    Facing criminal charges can have a number of implications for an individual, both personally and professionally. Accusations can affect a person's reputation, even if the accusations turn out to be unsubstantiated. When someone is accused of committing a white collar crime, it can be the result of a federal investigation. After charges are made, prosecutors often begin building a case against the ...
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  • Recent New Jersey court decision focuses on witness identification

    In some criminal trials, a powerful piece of information is whether someone identified the accused in connection with the crime. Recently a case went before the New Jersey Supreme Court that involved a witness identifying the defendant as the one who committed the crime. But before the trial it was discovered that the witness may have been pressured to identify someone. When it comes to criminal ...
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  • A taste for vegetables leads sex offender to escape prison transport

    Sometimes things are not always as they seem. This may have been the case when a convicted sex offender escaped from police custody while being transported across the country. The man was facing several charges for sex offenses. From law enforcement's point of view, the man managed to free himself from a locked van cage and took off. He had been with several other prisoners at the time that had ...
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  • New Jersey doctor charged with felony prescription drug charges

    A New Jersey doctor is facing serious drug charges after federal agents performed an undercover investigation into her psychiatry practice. Earlier this year, parents of some of her patients were concerned after learning that the doctor had been over-prescribing the medication oxycodone. Though the doctor has a valid license to prescribe this kind of drug, the parents reported their suspicions to ...
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  • Sex crimes case against deceased New Jersey priest comes to an end

    The allegations began in the late 1980s, but the victims claim that the child molestation occurred nearly 20 years before. These types of accusations are serious and can lead to a lot of consequences that can impact a person both personally and professionally. The allegations mentioned above involved a former priest and several boys who attended the church school. One of the boys, now an adult, ...
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  • New Jersey racketeering trial comes to close with guilty plea

    In our previous post, we discussed the penalties that can result from charges of white collar crimes. A conviction for charges that range from credit card fraud to embezzlement can land an individual in jail for a long time. Just recently, a New Jersey man who was already serving time in prison for another criminal conviction pled guilty to charges of racketeering and conspiracy. The man was a ...
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  • New Jersey individuals may be involved with credit card fraud

    Several New Jersey residents could find themselves being accused of credit card fraud. Just yesterday, a man admitted to stealing credit card information and charging more than $750,000. But according to him, there were others involved. Being charged with any crime can lead to a number of problems. There are the more obvious penalties that can result from a conviction such as a prison sentence. ...
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  • New Jersey man charged with drunk driving after boat crash

    Residents of New Jersey understand that if they are under the influence of alcohol while behind the wheel, they could face serious penalties. Every state has an established legal limit - if your blood-alcohol level is above that limit, you can be charged with drunk driving. Penalties can include prison time, fines, and even loss of driving privileges. But being intoxicated behind the wheel isn't ...
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  • Student loan fraud scheme could mean prison for New Jersey woman

    What may have started as a way to get student loans quickly grew, eventually turning into the focus of a federal investigation. A New Jersey woman recently pled guilty to counts of fraud, identity theft and tax evasion a year after she was charged and arrested for the federal crimes. The woman was first arrested nearly four years ago when one of her banks froze her account citing suspicious ...
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