Possession of Marijuana (POM): A Class B Misdemeanor is defined basically as, a person had actual care, custody or control over the substance. That includes Affirmative Links. For example, where the substance was found in the persons’ car, it is said that the person had that actual care, custody and control, or where in the opinion of the arresting officer the person looked nervous (and the substance was found on the ground by their feet).
Possession of a Controlled Substance (PCS): A Class
Possession of a Controlled Substance (PCS): Depending on the substance and the quantity of the substance a charge of PCS can range from a Class B Misdemeanor up to a Capitol Felony. For example, the low end of a PCS charge would be less than 28 grams of a Penalty Group 4 substance and a Class B Misdemeanor, while 400 grams or more of a Penalty Group 1 substance would fall into a punishment range of 15 to 99 years or life in prison with a $250,000.00 maximum fine.
Internet Fraud: “Internet Fraud” generally refers to any type of fraud scheme that uses e-mails, online advertisements, or websites to solicit prospective victims, conduct fraudulent transactions or transmit proceeds from the scheme to financial institutions. The schemes may touch persons worldwide in a matter of seconds, but require the rectitude and steadiness of experienced white collar defense attorneys who have spent decades investigating, defending and prosecuting fraud.
Wire Fraud: Wire fraud makes it a federal crime for any person to use interstate wires – any electronic communication, including the telephone, fax, email, internet, television, and radio – in a scheme to defraud another.
Mail Fraud: Mail fraud makes it a crime to use any public or private interstate mail carrier or service to carry out a scheme to defraud someone. A fraud is the knowing misrepresentation, omission, or misstatement of a material fact to induce another to act to his detriment.
Immigration fraud is the misuse of the immigration system to bring noncitizens to the United States. This includes: the filing of false paperwork, the presentation of false evidence, “fake marriages,” improper employment of noncitizens, fail to correctly complete and maintain I-9 records, and making misstatements on immigration forms. These are serious crimes. Not only can the person be charged with these felonies, but if the person is a noncitizen, can be removed from the United States.
Attorneys of the Tausk Law Firm are skilled in both criminal defense and immigration, can defend your rights when accused of these serious crimes. Remember: it is critical to have an attorney who is skilled in both criminal defense and immigration when working with these matters.