Tres residentes de Miami enfrentan cargos por fraude bancario y fraude de inversiones.

Segun reporte de The Miami Herald, un joyero de Hialeah y dos residentes del condado Miami-Dade enfrentan cargos adicionales por un esquema estilo Ponzi de $40 millones.

El trio es acusado de fraude bancario y de inversiones fraudulentas en el sur de la Florida. Nuestros abogados defensores de Miami continuan reportando numerosos casos en los cuales duenos de negocios, agentes de bienes raices y administradores de inversiones son acusados de fraude en medio de la presente crisis economica. En algunos casos, ellos son culpables solamente de haber efectuado malas inversiones y de haber sufrido cuantiosas perdidas debido al colapso del mercado.

En este caso, el joyero de 38 anos de edad, su contador de 61 anos y el gerente de prestamos de 29 anos han sido acusados de conspirar para cometer fraude bancario en un esquema de $12 millones, de acuerdo con un encausamiento registrado esta semana en la oficina del Fiscal Federal del Distrito del sur de la Florida.

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Criminal charges levied against Homestead teacher illustrates need for aggressive DUI defense to save job

A Miami-Dade elementary school teacher has been removed from the classroom after being arrested for drunk driving and charged criminally this month for allegedly threatening the police officer, the Miami Herald reported.

Hiring a Miami drunk driving defense attorney is critical for many reasons: jail time, driver’s license suspensions, community service, alcohol assessment and skyrocketing insurance premiums often follow a DUI conviction. And the charges are frequently defensible — particularly for first-time offenders. State DUI conviction rates show only about half of motorists charged with DUI are convicted of the crime in any given year. The increased penalties for a subsequent offense is another excellent reason to fight the charges — as is the increased risk of being stopped and questioned by law enforcement after you have a drunk driving conviction on your record.

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Miami Heat player charged with criminal possession of marijuana in South Florida

Miami Heat player Udonis Haslem is facing a criminal marijuana possession charge after a weekend traffic stop, the Miami Herald reported.

A Miami defense lawyer experienced in handling drug charges in South Florida can assist a defendant in determining the best course of action. It’s important to fight to keep a drug charge off your record — even a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge. Such charges can make it difficult to obtain certain jobs and may even prevent you from joining certain professions. A drug charge may also impact your ability to qualify for some types of government aid, including student loans.

Haslem was charged with marijuana possession, speeding and a window-tint violation, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. He was pulled over in his 2008 Mercedes-Benz for going 78 mph in a 60 mph zone.

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Cargos federales en Miami, alegan que un esquema fraudulento de bienes raices tuvo como resultado la perdida de $7 millones para los bancos afectados.

Un individuo de Miami de 29 anos de edad, enfrenta cargos criminales en coneccion con un esquema  hipotecario fraudulento en el sur de la Florida que alegadamente costo a los bancos mas de $7 millones, segun reporta el South Florida Business Journal.

Nuestros abogados criminalistas de Miami continuan reportando el gran numero de cargos presentados por fraudes hipotecarios a raiz del colapso del mercado de bienes raices. Bancos que realizaron prestamos altamente cuestionables, ahora tratan de lograr el encausamiento de clientes que no fueron del todo honestos al declarar sus entradas y otros factores en sus solicitudes de prestamos. En algunos de estos casos, los clientes que han sido victimas de la crisis economica, enfrentan ahora cargos criminales.

En este caso, el acusado enfrenta cargos criminales federales en Miami, incluyendo conspiracion para cometer fraude bancario y  de someter declaraciones falsas en las solicitudes de prestamos al Bank of America y a JP Morgan Chase.

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Federal criminal wire fraud and mail fraud charges continue to be filed in Miami fraud schemes

A trio of defendants have pleaded guilty to federal criminal fraud charges in Miami in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme that resulted in the issue of more than $2.5 million in fraudulent loans, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida.

Our federal criminal defense lawyers in Miami provide experienced representation to clients facing fraud charges or other criminal allegations in federal court. As we continue to report on our Miami Criminal Attorney Blog, these cases are more frequently being prosecuted under federal mail fraud and wire fraud laws.

In this case, a mortgage broker, two loan processors and a straw buyer were implicated. The defendants lived in Pembroke Pines, Jupiter, Hollywood and North Lauderdale. Charges included making false statements on HUD documents and conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.

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