Federal Government Corruption

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Our firm represents former magistrate judge charged in federal criminal case

August 9, 2014
Our firm represents the former chief magistrate judge in North Georgia against allegations of abusing his position.

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement Actions Down, Prosecutions of Individuals Up

April 28, 2013
A recent article in Corporate Counsel noted a somewhat strange trend in federal enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the primary federal law used to prohibit payment of bribes to foreign government officials. The article notes that 2013 has started off as a very slow year for FCPA enforcement actions, with either one or zero […]

Federal Criminal Charges Brought Against Macon State Prison Officers

April 17, 2013
Yesterday the Department of Justice announced that the deputy warden of Macon State Prison and seven former prison officers have been indicted in the Middle District of Georgia on federal charges including civil rights violations, conspiracy, and obstruction of justice. The charges follow previous guilty pleas by three other former Macon State Prison officers. The […]

Kentucky Sheriff and Deputies Charged with Federal Civil Rights Violations

February 17, 2012
On Wednesday, a federal grand jury indicted the Sheriff of Barren County, Kentucky, along with four of his deputies, on multiple charges stemming from the 2010 beating of a man in their custody and the cover-up that followed. The charges against the men include civil rights violations for the attack itself as well as making […]

Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputy and three officers arrested and indicted on federal charges in Atlanta

June 30, 2011
This morning, FBI agents arrested a Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputy along with three Fulton County detention officers at the Fulton County County Jail. They were immediately taken to the FBI’s Atlanta headquarters and will appear before a federal magistrate judge later this afternoon. The four have been indicted in federal court on 11 counts ranging […]




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