The Federal Crime of “Continuing Criminal Enterprise”

The federal crime of continuing criminal enterprise essentially targets people who engage in large-scale and elaborate drug conspiracies. The offense is a serious felony that can lead to life in federal prison. If you or a loved one is facing a criminal drug charge, be it in either state or federal court, please contact a [...]

By |2022-05-11T21:08:01+00:00May 11th, 2022|Drug Crimes, Federal Crimes|Comments Off on The Federal Crime of “Continuing Criminal Enterprise”

Is Tax Evasion a Federal Crime?

Tax evasion is a federal offense in the U.S. The crime occurs when people or businesses intentionally underpay or refuse to pay their tax obligations. The commission of tax evasion is a felony offense that can result in a federal prison term of up to five years. Please contact a skilled criminal defense attorney now [...]

By |2022-03-23T06:32:53+00:00March 16th, 2022|Federal Crimes, White Collar/Fraud|Comments Off on Is Tax Evasion a Federal Crime?

Federal Crime of Counterfeiting Money

Counterfeiting is a serious federal offense. While federal law lumps several acts under the general umbrella of “counterfeiting,” people usually commit this crime when they falsely make, forge, or alter a security of the United States. The crime is a felony offense punishable by up to 20 years in state prison. If you or a [...]

By |2022-03-23T06:37:06+00:00February 9th, 2022|Federal Crimes|Comments Off on Federal Crime of Counterfeiting Money

Federal Charges of Human Trafficking

Federal criminal law makes it a crime for people to engage in human trafficking, which typically involves the threat or use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain commercial sex acts, labor, or other services. The offense is a serious felony that can lead to years in prison. If you are facing human trafficking charges, [...]

By |2022-01-28T23:20:31+00:00January 12th, 2022|Federal Crimes|Comments Off on Federal Charges of Human Trafficking

Washington and Federal Law on Tax Fraud and Tax Evasion

People can commit the offenses of tax fraud and tax evasion in a variety of different ways. In general, though, people commit these crimes when they purposely avoid or underpay their taxes and thereby avoid their tax responsibilities. Both offenses are considered serious white-collar crimes in Washington. If you or a loved one are facing [...]

By |2021-11-06T16:10:49+00:00August 19th, 2021|Federal Crimes, Financial, White Collar/Fraud|Comments Off on Washington and Federal Law on Tax Fraud and Tax Evasion

Federal Law on Child Pornography

Images and depictions of child pornography are not considered protected forms of free speech under the U.S. Constitution. This means they are illegal under both state and federal laws. Federal charges involving child pornography are quite severe and prosecutors often try to punish offenders under the full extent of the law. If you or a [...]

By |2021-08-07T17:47:36+00:00May 12th, 2021|Federal Crimes|Comments Off on Federal Law on Child Pornography

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Federal Sentencing

Crimes can take the shape of state crimes or federal crimes. If an offense is a state crime, then it’s charged in state court at the state level. If an offense is a federal crime, then it’s charged in federal court at the federal level. Examples of federal crimes include: Certain drug offenses, Fraud, and [...]

By |2021-08-20T16:55:19+00:00March 9th, 2020|Federal Crimes|Comments Off on Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Federal Sentencing

Federal Grand Jury Investigations

Federal grand jury investigations constitute a critical process within a federal criminal court case. Federal prosecutors utilize grand jury investigations to investigate potential crimes and to indict or charge a person with a federal offense. Some of these crimes may include: Drug Offenses; Fraud; Conspiracy; Firearm Offenses; and, Immigration-Related crimes. Know that federal grand juries [...]

By |2021-08-20T16:30:00+00:00February 11th, 2020|Federal Crimes|Comments Off on Federal Grand Jury Investigations

Outline of a Federal Criminal Court Case – From Arrest to Appeal

Our Seattle federal crime lawyers represent people in many Washington communities who have been charged with a wide range of federal offenses. The most common offenses our firm sees include: Drug Offenses; Fraud; Conspiracy; Firearm Offenses; and, Immigration-Related Offenses Our attorneys have over two decades of combined experience fighting for the rights of criminal defendants [...]

By |2021-08-24T18:29:06+00:00June 18th, 2019|Federal Crimes|Comments Off on Outline of a Federal Criminal Court Case – From Arrest to Appeal

Federal Misdemeanors

To date, Black Law has provided information on Washington State misdemeanors. We’ve informed on federal crimes. And, we’ve even discussed the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.  But federal misdemeanors are a topic we’ve left uncovered – until now. The truth is that these crimes are regularly charged in Washington and our firm is beyond experienced in defending [...]

By |2021-06-08T00:32:52+00:00April 18th, 2019|Federal Crimes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Federal Misdemeanors
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