Federal authorities allege that they have taken several men into custody on international drug trafficking charges. Authorities claim that the men orchestrated the illegal importation of a massive quantity of marijuana. Unbeknownst to these men, however, the captain of the boat that was transporting the drugs was a federal agent from the Drug Enforcement Agency. The men will now face a federal drug trafficking charge in court.
Authorities are always investigating cases of fraud and related illicit activities. Typically, headlines about new arrests are about a small number of suspects taken into custody in a particular case. However, recently a notable 25 suspects were charged with tax crime related charges.
A Miami-Dade police lieutenant has been accused of conspiring with a drug trafficking group to obtain firearms and organize a murder. According to the criminal complaint, which was filed against the man in another state, he was accused of helping drug traffickers in exchange for gifts and money. The man has been charged with various federal crimes, including conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
When a Florida legal case involves millions of dollars and potential serious penalties, it is reasonable to expect that attorneys representing the defendants in the case will fight back against the charges their clients face. This is exactly what is happening in a major mortgage fraud case centered in Volusia County, Florida. Attorneys for the three defendants are pointing a finger at a fourth individual involved in the case, a mortgage broker.
In Florida, oxycodone is a popular drug often sold illegally. One man with a drug dealing past allegedly used Medicare fraud as a front for illegal oxycodone sales. The man, 53, is based in Broward County.
Florida's crackdown on financial crimes continues. A notable recent example is a mortgage fraud case in which indictments have been filed against seven individuals accused of defrauding Miami residents. The indictments were issued in the Southern District of Florida.
Two people have been sentenced in Florida for their role in a fraud scheme that netted them a total of around $351,358.14., according to the U.S. government. The scheme lasted more than three years and involved a pharmacist and a 74-year-old woman; there may have been others involved as well, but those were the main two. The two defendants have the last name..
Family members often work together. In many cases, that is a good thing. In some cases, however, it can be unfortunate, such as a recent instance of a father and son accused of being involved in a Florida drug crime.