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Drug trafficking defense in Florida

State, federal and local law enforcement agencies are constantly on the lookout for people violating drug laws in Florida. Because we are a costal state, drug trafficking activities are indeed quite common in our state. However, just because an individual has been arrested accused of drug trafficking and other crimes does not mean that he or she is guilty of the offense. Every Florida resident accused of a crime will have the opportunity to defend him or herself against the charges

Woman accused of drug crimes after caught digging up cash in yard

Federal agents approached a 39-year-old woman earlier this month to ask her what she was doing in the backyard of her residence in Boynton Beach. She responded that she was in the process of burying an urn. However, the federal agents kept digging and allegedly found that the woman was digging up $20,000 cash from the hole.

Obama has granted clemency to unprecedented numbers of inmates

President Obama gave a reason to celebrate to 111 inmates who have been held in federal prisons due to nonviolent drug-related convictions. Obama has argued that the prisoners he granted clemency to received overly strict punishments. According to counsel for the White House, the commutations are a reflection of Obama's commitment to making full use of his power to grant clemency in order to give a second chance to people who deserve it.

Drug trafficking is a serious crime

Drug laws are extremely strict throughout the United States, both on the state and federal level. If, for any reason, you are arrested for a serious drug crime, such as trafficking, you don't have any time to waste. Instead, you need to learn more about the law, how you will be treated, and what to expect from the legal system.

Drug trafficking charges in Florida need a firm defense

Drug trafficking is a big problem in Florida. In order to address the problem, Florida laws have been enacted that take a tough stance against the crime. For the people who are facing these charges, having a suitable defense is of paramount concern. We know that you want your defense to be as tight as possible and that you want to clear your name or minimize the penalties that you are facing.

Marijuana and synthetic drug charges

Are you facing charges of marijuana or synthetic drug possession? If you are, you don't need to face them alone. Drug charges in Florida can carry some stiff penalties and are the kind of charges you really don't want on your record. They can have long-term consequences, such as finding a job in the future; they may even affect your current job.

Counterfeiting might be just passing a fake bill

Counterfeiting charges are not always just passing fake paper notes. It can include falsifying credit cards, gift cards, hotel keys and more. If you have been charged with counterfeiting, you are probably already aware that it is a federal offense. The problem with counterfeiting charges is that not only are those who actually commit theses crimes charged, but innocent people can be caught up in these charges too.

How are crimes detected on the internet?

The World Wide Web has opened up all sorts of new possibilities to users. You can search and find just about anything your heart desires without ever leaving your home. As a matter of fact, you could literally never leave your home and still travel the world -- purchasing goods, reading books, playing interactive games with people you never met, talking to strangers across the world -- and committing crimes.

Subway star facing his sexual assault charges head-on

Being charged with sex crimes can ruin a person's life in many ways, starting with reputation. A conviction can produce further consequences -- one being labeled a sex offender for life on the National Sex Offender Registry. However, charges do not always have to end in a conviction. Attorneys can sometimes get federal charges reduced or even dropped by putting together an aggressive defense. Often, there is more to the story than appears on the surface.

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