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Federal crimes are offenses that violate U.S. federal criminal law. These offenses are prosecuted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and other government agencies. They can carry more severe penalties than that given by state courts. When you’re under investigation by a federal agency, hire an experienced criminal lawyer that can represent you from…

Money laundering is any financial transaction that was made to further criminal activity or to process funds that were obtained during criminal activity. This might be a way to hide money that someone earned unlawfully. Someone facing money laundering charges can be charged with a state or federal charge. They may also face racketeering or…

Illegal insider trading is the trading of a stock that is publicly traded by someone who has obtained non-public information about that stock. This information must be material; in other words, it is likely to impact an investor’s decision to buy the stock, thus affecting the price of the stock. Transactions like illegal insider training…

All states regulate and control the possession of controlled substances. California classifies well-known and the compounds used to manufacture them. Drug possession crimes in California are classified either as an infraction, misdemeanor, “wobbler,” or felony. Infractions are the least serious and don’t include jail time. Misdemeanors can lead up to a year in jail, and…

In today’s modern digital world, financial transactions go through computer programming paths until they reach their final destination, and those initiating the transactions are often not even aware of the steps in the journey. Because of this, it’s not all that difficult to commit a financial crime like bank fraud without even realizing what you…

Healthcare fraud and abuse occur in nearly every type of healthcare setting and from every different type of provider. Fraud is very common among state and federal health programs like Medicaid and Medicare, but it also occurs among private healthcare corporations and even medical supply and equipment companies. The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association has…

Identity theft is when someone commits a crime by obtaining the personal or financial information (or both) of someone else to assume their identity to make purchases or transactions. At the Law Offices of John D. Kirby, we represent those that are facing identity theft charges in the State of California. During a consultation, we…

Crime refers to a deliberate offense that someone, whether they were coerced or not, performs. There are many forms of crime. Our criminal defense attorney at the Law Offices of John D. Kirby represents clients facing both federal and state crimes, whether misdemeanor, wobbler, or a felony. These crimes are divided into four major classifications….