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Tag Archives: NC criminal defense lawyer

Billion Dollar Baby: The Costs of Medicaid Fraud

A couple from Dunn, North Carolina is one of the most recent casualties of prosecutors’ push to crack down on Medicaid fraud, a crime that costs taxpayers and the government more than a billion dollars each year and nets more than 1,000 convictions. The couple operated a home healthcare business, which they used to submit… Read More »

Commodity Pool Fraud

James Shepherd, a resident of Vass, has been charged with commodity pool fraud against investors. Shepherd could face up to 20 years in jail and a fine of up to $5 million for defrauding more than 100 investors through the investment fund he managed. It is alleged that Mr. Shepherd used the Shepherd Major Plan… Read More »

Hit and Run: Know Your Duties After an Accident

A car struck David Schultz, 38, while he walked in the middle of the road in Harnett County last May. Investigators believe the car dragged him along the road for several feet. The driver, who has not yet been identified, did not stop at the scene and Mr. Schultz died on the road. Although no… Read More »

What Happens If I Refuse a Breath Test?

Staats Battle, a walk-on point guard for the North Carolina State Wolfpacks basketball team was arrested on New Year’s Eve on suspicion of driving while impaired (DWI). The 19-year-old basketball player faces a number of mandatory sanctions if convicted. Since he was under 21 years of age, driving with any amount of alcohol in his… Read More »

Keeping it Close to the Vest: Your Right to Bear Arms in North Carolina

Public reaction to the Newtown killings has shown the true split personality of the U.S. population.  On the one hand, public fear of the improper use of weapons has triggered backlash against gun enthusiasts, with a New York newspaper even publishing the names and addresses of gun owners in its vicinity.  On the other hand,… Read More »