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Cyber attacks have been occurring for a number of years, but the recent turmoil with Sony Pictures has brought to the forefront the major impact of such attacks not just on private companies and their profit margins, but also the

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Section 1030(a)(1) proscribes that “[w]hoever having knowingly accessed a computer without authorization or exceeding authorized access, and by means of such conduct having obtained information ┬áthat has been determined by the United States Government pursuant to an Executive order or

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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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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 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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Two foreign nationals, Hia Soo Gan Benson (Benson Hia) and Lim Kow Seng (Eric Lim), have been extradited from Singapore to stand trial in the District of Columbia in connection with an alleged fraud conspiracy involving the unlawful export of

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On June 20, 2012, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia indicted Laquan Draper and Angelo Draper for their alleged participation in an eight-week robbery spree in July of 2011, spanning Norfolk to Roanoke, VA. As alleged

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On June 14, 2012 seven individuals and four check cashing businesses were charged in the Eastern District of New York and the Central District of California for their alleged roles in separate schemes to violate the Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”).

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