Federal Case Results

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Federal Case 2

Case : Corporation charged with racketeering and illegal conduct. The government was seeking forfeiture of physical property and corporation's assets, valued at approximately $30 million.

Outcome : Full acquittal at trial.
2015-03-02T13:15:11+00:00

Federal Case 17

Case : Judge investigated by FBI, state police, and US Attorney's Office for money laundering.

Outcome : No charges filed.
2015-03-02T13:26:16+00:00

Federal Case 7

Case : Prominent real estate developer investigated by FBI and US Attorney's Office for million-dollar bank fraud.

Outcome : Father and brother represented by other attorneys, charged and convicted.
No charges filed against CFR client.
2015-03-02T13:18:02+00:00

Federal Case 12

Case : Real Estate Developers investigated by FBI and US Attorney's Office for multi-million-dollar bank fraud in connection with failed shopping centers.

Outcome : No charges filed.
2015-03-02T13:22:00+00:00

Federal Case 20

Case : Medical provider charged with statewide kickback scheme.

Outcome : Probated sentence with no restitution.
2015-03-02T13:29:54+00:00

Federal Case 13

Case : Attorney investigated for bank fraud.

Outcome : C&F client received probated sentence. Brother of client used another firm; convicted and sentenced to 5 years in prison.
2015-03-02T13:23:03+00:00

Federal Case 1

Case : Alleged $30 million Internet fraud suit on eve of indictment.

Outcome : Within months, federal investigators decline prosecution; something the client's predecessor firm, a national firm of over 1,000 attorneys, could not accomplish.
2015-03-02T13:14:30+00:00

Federal Case 18

Case : Chief Assistant State Attorney investigated by FBI, state police, and US Attorney's Office during probe of courthouse.

Outcome : Allegations proven to be completely unfounded; no charges filed.
2015-03-02T13:27:27+00:00

Federal Case 22

Case : Attorney investigated by FBI and US Attorney's Office for million-dollar bank fraud in connection with failed business.

Outcome : No charges filed.
2015-03-02T13:30:58+00:00

Federal Case 28

Case : Physician investigated by FBI and US Attorney's Office for Medicare fraud.

Outcome : No charges filed.
2015-03-02T13:43:08+00:00

Federal Case 5

Case : Chief Judge in federal investigation of alleged corruption within judiciary.

Outcome : C&F conducts a collateral investigation, the result is no indictment and no evidence of any wrong doing.
2015-03-02T13:16:55+00:00

Federal Case 4

Case : Owners of medical practice, investigated for illegal kickbacks to laboratory.

Outcome : Charges dismissed against one C&F client; other receives pre-trial intervention.
2015-03-02T13:16:19+00:00

Federal Case 27

Case : Food distributor investigated by US Attorney's Office and FDA for food stamp fraud.

Outcome : No charges filed.
2015-03-02T13:42:40+00:00

Federal Case 10

Case : Attorney investigated by US Attorney's Office and FBI for fraud upon US patent office.

Outcome : No charges filed.
2015-03-02T13:20:18+00:00

Federal Case 15

Case : Prominent businessman investigated by SEC and US Attorney's Office relating to alleged fraudulent multi-million-dollar initial public offering (IPO).

Outcome : No charges filed.
2015-03-02T13:25:16+00:00

Federal Case 24

Case : President of publicly held company, investigated by FBI, SEC, and US Attorney's Offices in Florida and Minnesota for market manipulation and fraud.

Outcome : Six-month sentence.
2015-03-02T13:41:07+00:00

Federal Case 16

Case : Chief Judge accused of federal criminal civil rights violations.

Outcome : Acquittal in the criminal case and plaintiffs verdict in the civil case.
2015-03-02T13:25:46+00:00

Federal Case 29

Case : Family facing criminal accusations in the disappearance of their infant daughter established by secret recordings of conversations from within the household.

Outcome : C&F took case to evidentiary hearing debating use and admissibility of evidence ultimately destroying the prosecutors case and leading to nearly $3 million award to the family for legal fees.
2015-03-02T13:43:40+00:00

Federal Case 3

Case : Federal investigation for insurance fraud based on submission of insurance claim following what the government alleged was arson.

Outcome : C&F proved no arson occurred, the government dropped the investigation, and client fully collected on claim.
2015-03-02T13:15:41+00:00

Federal Case 26

Case : Psychiatrist investigated by Florida Medicaid Fraud Control Unit for false billings.

Outcome : No charges filed.
2015-03-02T13:42:12+00:00

Federal Case 21

Case : Psychologist investigated by FBI and US Attorney's Office for Medicare fraud.

Outcome : No charges filed.
2015-03-02T13:30:27+00:00

Federal Case 6

Case : Medical Director of psychiatric hospital investigated by FBI and US Attorney's Office for improper billing and kickbacks.

Outcome : No charges filed.
2015-03-02T13:17:29+00:00

Federal Case 14

Case : Judge subject of a federal grand jury investigation.

Outcome : C&F conducted a collateral investigation resulting in no indictment and no evidence of any criminal wrongdoing.
2015-03-02T13:23:36+00:00

Federal Case 9

Case : Owner of a psychiatric hospital investigated by FBI and US Attorney's Office for multi-million- dollar Medicare fraud.

Outcome : No charges filed.
2015-03-02T13:19:32+00:00

Federal Case 25

Case : Mortgage broker investigated by FBI, US Attorney's Office, and HUD for fraudulent mortgage activity.

Outcome : No charges filed against C&F client. Co-defendants charged and convicted.
2015-03-02T13:41:40+00:00

Federal Case 19

Case : Attorney indicted for fraud upon the government.

Outcome : Probated sentence with no jail time.
2015-03-02T13:28:04+00:00

Federal Case 8

Case : Fixed Base Operator investigated by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and US Attorney's Office for criminal FAA violations and fraud.

Outcome : Co-defendant using different firm, charged and convicted.
No charges filed against C&F client.
2015-03-02T13:18:55+00:00

Federal Case 23

Case : Elected State Attorney inappropriately investigated by FBI and US Attorney's Office for alleged corruption in office.

Outcome : No charges filed and before it was over, the Public Integrity Department of the Justice Department was investigating the US Attorney, Robert Merkle, for his irresponsible conduct.
2015-03-02T13:31:33+00:00

Federal Case 17

Case : Attorney's office raided by FBI investigating bankruptcy fraud allegations; Grand jury investigation followed.

Outcome : No charges filed.
2015-03-02T13:26:50+00:00

Federal Case 11

Case : Prominent artist, investigated by IRS for tax evasion.

Outcome : Charges rejected by IRS District Counsel.
2015-03-02T13:21:28+00:00