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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: My employer is committing fraud. I thought it was accidental and pointed it out, I was then bullied,

And intimidated by my coworker, our boss, our bosses boss who is also my coworkers mom. I filed an official grievance per comp policy over this. I have now been moved into a corner desk, restricted from speaking with coworkers, threatened with firing, and now they made a revision to our employee... Read more »

B. Elaine Jones
B. Elaine Jones answered on Jan 23, 2020

I would not sign the new handbook it you already believe that you will be fired. You did not mention how many employees the employer employs. I am assuming since you filed with the EEOC that it is at least 25. You really need to consult with and retain an employment law attorney. Most JUSTIA... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Florida on
Q: I need an attorney who has extensive experience in cases as a defendant vs the SEC in Miami

See: SEC vs Dayne Roseman (Google search will show case and prosecutors)

Jonathan Blecher
Jonathan Blecher answered on Jan 16, 2020

I know an excellent lawyer, however I don't think I'm permitted to make referrals in this forum. You are free to reach out to me through my profile on Justia for more information. Jonathan Blecher

1 Answer | Asked in Mergers & Acquisitions, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: Which fed crime is it to handle fed mail at a business where USPS drops off mail and security sorts it for residents?

If usps drops of a bunch of mail and its up to security with no mail certification to sort mail and throw out “junk” mail which is up to discretion of the officer, then what crime is commited. Im looking for any reference to a statute in florida law. Also any reference to the possibility of... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Nov 30, 2019

Presumably residents have agreed that junk mail be discarded by security. If so, it would not be a crime to do so (and in any event it would be a federal matter; you will not find Florida state statutory law on the subject). Assuming that, you can be fired for refusing to do your job as assigned.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law, Immigration Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: How can I file online bitcoin job scam to FBI?

Last year I was scammed online about bitcoin job. I lost money, my debit cards were overdraft and almost lost apartment because of lack money. My and my boyfriends personal information were exposed to scammer. I do not have a lot of his personal info. But as I prove I have all messages, calls,... Read more »

Stephen Shaiken
Stephen Shaiken answered on Nov 23, 2019

It does not sound like this case would meet the requirement for physical or emotional injury. Police departments and prosecutors have been very stingy about signing off on them lately, so the weaker a case, the less likelihood of success. It also sounds like you are acknowledging proof problems,... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: I was in prison for fighting 2 cases for a year and a half on aggravated asult, felony battery,tampering with a wittness

and was told by the head state attorny to take 3 years or 25 when the case was just a hear say im free now but what could i dowhen there was even evidence were being tamperd with by the police who arrested me

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Nov 8, 2019

I am uncertain as to exactly what you are asking. However, if you believe that you were the victim of police officers who tampered with evidence...you may be able to pursue a claim for damages...you should move forward as quickly as possible...

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: How do you find a Volusia county pro Bono criminal attorney and how do I file for a bond reduction
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 14, 2019

Pro bono criminal attorneys are called public defender.

You prepare a motion, send it to all parties and the clerk, contact the judge's office for a hearing date and time, send out notice of hearing to all the parties and the clerk.

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Federal Crimes and White Collar Crime for Florida on
Q: Cashing checks in my name for a company and sending via Person to Person transfers like Western Union- legal or not?

I was contacted by a company called Start'Immo to work for them. I did about a months work and at that point, I was asked to cash a check for the company. I said I would because I was under the impression that it would be to deposit the check in the company account. However, the check has my name... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 10, 2019

COMPLETE SCAM

The check us a fraud.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Animal / Dog Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: Should the man from Walmart be in trouble?

Ok so im getting charged with animal cruelty because I ran into Walmart and left my car running with the ac on but while I was in Walmart the ac broke and started blowing hot and caused my dog to die. The man from Walmart went out to my car and turned it off and rolled the windows down. my dog... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Sep 26, 2019

The Walmart employee could possibly get in trouble with Walmart, but that wouldn't affect your criminal case. It looks like you have a valid defense unless you had reason to believe that the A/C might fail.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: Can a cop arrest, detain, and or search me if he suspects that I have marijuana on my person without any other offense?

If I'm not driving under the influence or doing anything illegal and an officer suspects I have marijuana on my person, can they search/detain/arrest me?

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Sep 3, 2019

yes

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: Can police charge the passenger of a vehicle for drugs found in this situation?/Is this sufficient for a wiretap warrant

I was sitting a parked car in the passenger seat of a vehicle with the car keys in my lap. while the driver was inside an apartment. I fell asleep, and I woke up to police. They pulled me out and searched. I had nothing on me but they found "7 or 8" OZ of heroin or meth, a lot of both, 100's of... Read more »

Ralph Behr
Ralph Behr answered on Aug 18, 2019

Yes you could have been arrested. If an officer is in a place where he has a legal right to be ("plain view" test) and he observed a controlled substance and you he could have arrested you. Although proximity (being in the same place) is not enough to convict you of possession (knowledge plus... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: Is electronic harassment a federal crime in Florida? I am asking for myself I am currently a victim of this harassment

These perpetrators can spy on my whereabouts 24/7 and have the capabilities of viewing my thoughts on a computer I have no other earthly idea how they do this though.

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 16, 2019

What makes you think they are doing this?

4 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: Can a person that's found guilty of a crime get the actual perpetrator to testify and free him completely

My son was convicted of a crime his girlfriend did, he was at the scene of the crime. he didn't know it took place and she never told him.a servelience camera shows them at the scene and he got charged with possession of his personal ring which his lawyer was informed was his not from the crime, he... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Aug 3, 2019

It is impossible to tell based on the limited facts.

Retain a lawyer

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: Can a failed urinalysis for mdma/methamphetamine cause me to be charged for possession and attempt to destribute

I was discharged from the military with a other than honorable for misconduct and a couple of days before being discharged I was taken to C.I.D on post and told that I needed to sign documentation to speed up my discharge. When I arrived my fingerprints were taken and they took what seemed like... Read more »

Colleen Kasperek
Colleen Kasperek answered on Aug 1, 2019

I changed the subject area to Military Law since it can be very different from civilian law.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law, Civil Litigation and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: How to move court for Evidentiary hearing to attack validity of forged mortgage, Florida
Ralph Behr
Ralph Behr answered on Aug 1, 2019

If the document was filed in a court proceeding and it is provably a counterfeit or fraudulent document the correct thing to do is contact a police agency and a criminal investigation will be undertaken. If a judgement was secured in the underlying mortgage civil action then the correct thing to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: What kind of letter does a lawyer write to general office for a prisoner to be released from any restitution

If a prisoner dies and unable to complete his restitution obligations, what happens next? What type of letter does his attorney have to write?

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jul 28, 2019

Your question doesn't make any sense: if the prisoner is dead he can't be compelled to pay restitution or to do anything else.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: If the offender dies, does his lawyer release him from restitution? If so, what forms need to be filed?
Colleen Kasperek
Colleen Kasperek answered on Jul 27, 2019

It would not be the job of the lawyer who represented the Defendant to do anything. It would be up to the recipient of the restitution to file a claim for the unpaid amount against the Defendant's estate.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: Did Ronald Knight get the death penalty yet?

He's my uncle and I can't find any info on him. Will it say on the DOC when he is going to be put to death

Henry George Ferro
Henry George Ferro answered on Jul 9, 2019

He appears to be in Union County and still on death row...

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1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: can I get off probation if I pay back the money I owe

The children and family said public assistance fraud Judge withheld adjudication but ordered me to pay back $200 a month for 5 years and 5 years probation.

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Jul 7, 2019

You can try

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for Florida on
Q: How long can you get if you are a minor at the age of 16 and get caught with a warrant?
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Jun 17, 2019

A warrant for what?

Anyone under 18 is a minor

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Federal Crimes for Florida on
Q: Cps is trying to take my kids, and get me and my husabnd for willful neglect. Our son had a near drowning incident.

Our son is fine he spent a night in icu we were at a birthday party and the person who was supposed to be supervising him and 6 other kids (little kids) wasnt. He claims he didn't have my son nor did he see him come with the man to the pool. He found all the kids he said he was watching circled... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on May 1, 2019

You didn't ask a question. In any event, I suggest that you make sure all of your children learn to swim ASAP.

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