What is Money Laundering?

What is Money Laundering?

Making money is often the motive for a crime. However, with the IRS looking at income, you can face federal charges if a criminal gain can be traced to you. Money laundering involves hiding your criminal profits by making the money look legitimate. Let’s look at how...
What Is White Collar Corporate Crime?

What Is White Collar Corporate Crime?

If you face white-collar crime charges, you may wonder what you’ve done that is worthy of prosecution. After all, it is easy to feel like white-collar crime has no victims. Perhaps you only really “hurt” other companies. Maybe you thought it was just all part of your...
PWISD Charges: What Does It Mean For Me?

PWISD Charges: What Does It Mean For Me?

Getting charged with a PWISD is not as simple as a possession charge. PWISD is short for “Possession with Intent to Sell or Deliver” a controlled substance. Controlled substances include everything from marijuana to heroin. However, depending on what drug you possess,...
Marijuana Possession Charges in NC

Marijuana Possession Charges in NC

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 14% of people in North Carolina last year age 12 years and older used an illicit drug in the past year. As NC now considers a bill that would allow medical marijuana use, what happens if you face marijuana...
What is a Federal Crime?

What is a Federal Crime?

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, drug trafficking made up one-third of all Federal charges in 2018. That is 25,010 charges. Immigration offenses made up another third at 27,652. If you’re facing criminal charges for a federal crime, you are not alone....
What are the Classes of Misdemeanors in NC?

What are the Classes of Misdemeanors in NC?

Being found guilty of a misdemeanor can lead to heavy fines, community service, probation, or jail time for up to one year. You also encounter trouble trying to get a job or an apartment with a criminal record. After a time, the state may wipe some misdemeanor crimes...