Federal Government Commits to Targeting Violent Crime

The Attorney General recently released a memorandum to federal prosecutors outlining a commitment to targeting violent crime. The memo directs a focused effort by the Department of Justice to investigate, prosecute, and deter crime. It calls for collaborative efforts between the federal government and local,...

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Medical Equipment Fraud Explained

Medical equipment fraud is a form of health care fraud, which may include fraudulent billing practices, illegal kickbacks, or other regulatory violations. Durable Medical Equipment Fraud Durable medical equipment is equipment that can withstand repeated use and serves a medical purpose for someone with an injury or...

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Foreclosure Fraud Defense

The Great Recession forced many homeowners into foreclosure. Nearly ten-years later, many families are still losing their homes to foreclosure. When a homeowner does not pay their mortgage payments, the lender can exercise their rights to foreclose on the home. The foreclosure process is long...

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Prosecutorial Discretion and White Collar Crime

Prosecutorial discretion is the power prosecutors have to decide whether to bring criminal charges, who to charge, what crimes to charge, and how to resolve the case. There are limited resources available to investigate alleged crimes and pursue criminal charges. Essentially, prosecutors decide which cases...

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Penalties For Committing Identity Theft

Arizona has consistently been the state with the highest number of identity theft complaints registered with the Federal Trade Commission. Special task forces have been organized to arrest anyone suspected of stealing another person's identity. Prosecutors are aggressively seeking convictions in identity theft cases. The punishment...

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Whistleblower Questions

A whistleblower is typically an employee who reports misconduct perpetrated by their employer. Stepping forward to do the right thing as a whistle blower is not easy. Most people in this position fear employer retaliation and even termination from their job. Fortunately, the law protects...

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