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No doubt about this criminal law focus, target

It’s not hard to see where considerable time and effort is being expended in federal criminal investigations these days. Simply following what seems to be a clear money trail leads straight to the source.

That mother lode is at the intersection of drug crimes and health care fraud. When government officials and law enforcers issue announcements concerning investigative efforts targeting crime, they frequently allude to both subjects these days. And, in a prominent way, alleged wrongdoing concerning drug-linked activity increasingly ties in with accusations of criminal fraud.


Take U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ highly publicized comments of last Thursday, for example, when he spotlighted the nation’s opioid epidemic and massive fraud on the public in the same briefing. The AG noted the results of a recent federal sting targeting medical billing irregularities and a ramped-up initiative to put more people behind bars on drug charges.

Sessions and law enforcers across the country state that the illegal conduct of many medical industry participants (doctors, pharmacists, billers and others) directly drives the nation’s continued prescription drug dilemma. They stress that bogus prescriptions are being written and ordered on a huge scale, with drugs ending up on American streets that often bring death. And, ultimately, the country’s taxpayers foot much of the bill, given that false payment claims are presented to providers like Medicare.

The key sound bite from Sessions’ comments and related DOJ statements was undoubtedly that the just-announced criminal sweep (reportedly unprecedented in size in the country’s history) yielded more than 600 arrests.

Many more will undoubtedly be forthcoming in ensuing months, given the considerable resources being expended on an area of already highlighted concern.

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    John was able to get client a reduction of charge of a DUI because of being a nurse it could mean her license.

    He secured a Drunk in Public , and she would attend a 3 month program. Additionally, the dmv hearing was also set aside.

    Both being a win for the client.

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  • Domestic Violence

    A client was arrested for a Felony Domestic Violence, could have devastated her potential for future employment. John was able to get the case dismissed. Client was thrilled.

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  • Juvenile Charges

    A juvenile was arrested for 2nd Degree Robbery. After 6 months the case was dismissed.

    A juvenile was arrested for Sexual Battery. After 6 months and 80 hours of Community service, the case was dismissed.

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  • Drunk Driving Offenses

    A client with a 1st DUI arrest. Fearing she would go to jail; lose her license for a year and lose her job. Got a wet reckless and minimal fines.

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  • Drug Charges

    A client with 4 Felony charges on a Transportation Charge, a Attempt to Sell, Possession of Marijuana, (50 pounds), Conspiracy Charge all where reduced to 1 Misdemeanor. No Jail.

    Client was charged with 6 Felony drug possessions. Facing jail time. The results: Client got a deferred entry of judgment and then dismissed.

    Client charged with several felony counts of possession of Marijuana with intent to sell. Client was involved in a medical marijuana grow. Case was reduced and later dismissed.

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  • Sex Crimes

    A client with alleged 2 Felony Sex charges and he faced jail and sex registration. The case was entirely dismissed.

    Client charged with prostitution; facing jail time and sex offender registration. Result: NO JAIL TIME AND NO SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION Deferred Entry of Judgment.

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  • Domestic Violence

    Client charged with domestic violence, with great bodily injury. Case reduced to a misdemeanor with time served.

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