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December 2013

On Friday, December 20 an indictment charging three individuals with a conspiracy involving the Silk Road website was unsealed in the Southern District of New York. The indictment charges individuals in Virginia, Australia and Ireland for their alleged involvement in

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On Friday, December 20, 2013 the Department of Justice announced that a federal grand jury in New Mexico returned a nine-count indictment against a retired colonel and a sergeant in the Army National Guard.  The case is being prosecuted by

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On December 19, 2013 the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia announced that Edgar Benitez Hernandez, also known as “Shadow,” 25, of the District of San Miguel, El Salvador, was extradited from El Salvador to the United States

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The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland reported on December 17, 2013 that a federal grand jury has indicted 21 individuals in two separate indictments on racketeering conspiracy and drug charges related to their alleged drug dealing and

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The precedent following United States v. Flores-Montano makes clear that there is a well-established exception to the warrant requirement of the Fourth Amendment at the United States’ border. 541 U.S. 149 (2004). As stated by former Chief Justice Rehnquist, “The

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On the heels of the contraband cigarette conspiracy arrests in Maryland last Wednesday, federal investigators in DC shortly thereafter launched a large scale arrest of members of an alleged drug conspiracy. Eleven have been arrested on federal charges stemming from

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The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland issued a press release on December 11, 2013 notifying the public that a grand jury has indicted 11 individuals on charges related to a conspiracy to traffic over $6.6 million in

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