Federal Law on Enticement of a Minor

Enticement of a minor is the federal offense where you persuade a person under the age of 18 to engage in prostitution or an illegal sex act. Enticement is a crime that federal prosecutors often file in internet sex crime cases. The offense is a serious matter that can result in years in federal prison, [...]

By |2023-01-12T00:08:46+00:00January 12th, 2023|Child Porn & Internet Crimes, Federal Crimes|Comments Off on Federal Law on Enticement of a Minor

Aggravated Sexual Abuse Under Federal Law

You generally commit the crime of aggravated sexual abuse under federal law if you force another person to engage in a sex act. The crime can be charged in a variety of different contexts, and a conviction can result in years and perhaps life in federal prison. If you or a loved one is facing [...]

By |2022-12-30T21:08:39+00:00December 30th, 2022|Child Porn & Internet Crimes, Federal Crimes, Sex Crimes|Comments Off on Aggravated Sexual Abuse Under Federal Law

What is a Federal Crime?

Many criminal defense firms state that they represent clients on federal charges, but few have the experience and focus on federal criminal defense that Black & Askerov does. People charged with a crime should know that criminal offenses can be categorized as federal offenses and state offenses, and should ensure that they hire a lawyer [...]

By |2022-10-30T19:46:20+00:00October 30th, 2022|Federal Crimes, White Collar/Fraud|Comments Off on What is a Federal Crime?

Federal Offense of Selling Counterfeit Merchandise

It is a federal offense to sell or distribute counterfeit merchandise. The crime can result in severe penalties, including prison time and serious fines. If you are facing charges involving counterfeit merchandise, it is critical to contact a skilled criminal defense attorney now for help. What is the Federal Crime of Selling Counterfeit Merchandise? 18 [...]

By |2022-09-14T21:53:39+00:00September 14th, 2022|Federal Crimes|Comments Off on Federal Offense of Selling Counterfeit Merchandise

What is the Federal Crime of Blackmail?

Blackmail is the crime where you demand money from another person in exchange for not reporting something or to keep something a secret. The crime can be charged as a misdemeanor offense in federal court and lead to a prison term of up to one year. If you or a loved one is facing a [...]

By |2022-09-15T03:53:17+00:00July 20th, 2022|Federal Crimes|Comments Off on What is the Federal Crime of Blackmail?

Federal Law on Interstate Sale of Firearms

The federal laws of the U.S. make it a crime for people to sell firearms across state lines without a valid license to do so. A violation of these laws is a serious felony  punishable by several years in federal prison. If you or a loved one is facing federal or state firearm charges, please [...]

By |2022-08-10T02:55:51+00:00June 29th, 2022|Federal Crimes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Federal Law on Interstate Sale of Firearms

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 |2022-10-05T15:01:28+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 |2022-10-05T15:11:01+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 |2022-10-11T04:51:10+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 |2022-10-11T04:54:34+00:00January 12th, 2022|Federal Crimes|Comments Off on Federal Charges of Human Trafficking
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