Recently, health care fraud has been getting more attention throughout the country. Consequently, prosecutors have been putting more resources into pursuing these types of cases. As this focus increases, we will likely see an increase in the number of these cases brought, and more aggressive pursuit of large settlements from those accused of these crimes.
Mortgage fraud has increasingly become a focus of prosecutors in Florida. This focus will likely become stronger as the state continues to get its name in the news in connection with this type of fraud. An example of such news is a recent study which named Florida one of the highest risk places for mortgage fraud.
Increasingly, enforcement agencies are working together in drug trafficking cases. One way they do this is through running investigations jointly. Also, they are increasingly willing to share information with each other when it comes to pursuing those accused of trafficking. The effects of this cooperation can be seen in a recent Florida drug trafficking case.
There are many ways the IRS attempts to reveal whether tax evasion has occurred. Sometimes, they use carrots, like amnesty programs. And other times they use sticks, like litigation. This week, it appears that the trend may be moving towards carrots.
From offices in Miami, Houston and Bogota, Columbia, attorney Frank Rubino represents individuals charged with serious federal and international crimes. Attorney Rubino has more than 30 years' experience handling high-profile criminal matters, and has successfully defended people in the United States and around the world in hundreds of high-stakes prosecutions. He was lead counsel for former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega, and has successfully obtained acquittals for members of the Russian Mafia, as well as a Libyan intelligence agent.