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October 29, 2019

Dallas Criminal Defense Attorneys Explain How to Handle Text Message Harassment

Dallas, TX -- story.Kisspr.com -- According to one survey, 50 percent of people between the ages of 14 and 24 have been harassed or subjected to abusive behavior via text. Under Texas law, a text may be considered harassment if the content is repetitive and unwanted. If you're the victim of texts that include such behaviour, it's important to take measures to protect yourself. Criminal defen...
Dallas Criminal Defense Attorneys Explain How to Handle Text Message Harassment
October 15, 2019

What Do I Need to Know About Filing a Criminal Appeal?

If you have been convicted of a criminal offense, you might have the right to appeal your case. When you file an appeal, you are asking a higher court to review the lower court’s decision.  Contrary to what people believe, an appeal isn’t an opportunity to ask for a redo simply because you are not satisfied with the trial court’s decision. Instead, you must have a legitimate reason for your ...
What Do I Need to Know About Filing a Criminal Appeal?
September 16, 2019

5 Things You Should Not Do If You’re Under Federal Investigation

Dallas, Texas / September 16, 2019 / -- Finding out that you’re the subject or target of a federal investigation can be an extremely scary experience. There are several federal agencies that carry out investigations, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF).  Additionally...
5 Things You Should Not Do If You’re Under Federal Investigation
August 29, 2019

Can Tax Fraud Against the IRS Land You In Prison?

Dallas, TX / August 29, 2019 / -- It’s no secret that most taxpayers prefer to have as little interaction as possible with the IRS. When it comes to communications with the Internal Revenue Service, no news is considered good news, and in most cases, the IRS has no cause to ask questions or conduct an audit. However, if someone commits tax fraud the IRS is likely to notice. It can result in a...
Can Tax Fraud Against the IRS Land You In Prison?
August 27, 2019

Can Making a Prank Call Get Me Arrested?

Dallas, TX / August 27, 2019 / -- Almost everyone indulges in a few youthful mistakes when they’re a teen or young adult. This might include making a prank phone call on an unsuspecting victim. While this action might not seem like serious wrongdoing, prank calls can sometimes land a caller in hot legal water.  In fact, there are several laws that police and prosecutors may use to prosecute ...
Can Making a Prank Call Get Me Arrested?
August 02, 2019

Counterfeiting Goods Is a Serious Federal Crime

Dallas, TX / August 2, 2019 / -- When a product or brand becomes popular, you can be certain copycats will follow. However, copying another product’s design or imitating a company’s logo can land you in hot legal water. According to reports, counterfeit goods make up a $461 billion global industry. In 2013, the Department of Homeland Security seized more than $1.7 billion in counterfeit produ...
Counterfeiting Goods Is a Serious Federal Crime
July 26, 2019

Should You Self Report a Known Corporate Crime?

Dallas, TX / July 26, 2019 / -- White collar crimes occur at a frequency that’s greater than many people realize. Within the scope of this category of illegal activities are corporate crimes, and they often go unreported and undiscovered – at least until an investigator shows up at the door. Like the name implies, corporate crime is an illegal activity committed by a corporation, as opposed t...
Should You Self Report a Known Corporate Crime?
July 09, 2019

Broden and Mickelsen Bring Attention to White Collar Crimes with Two New Articles

Dallas, TX / July 9, 2019 / -- Broden & Mickelsen, experienced criminal defense attorneys serving the Dallas area, have recently released two new articles pertaining to important legal topics on their website blog. Broden & Mickelsen is highly respected for their expertise in defending white collar criminal cases. In their recent articles, they share their insights on two very importa...
Broden and Mickelsen Bring Attention to White Collar Crimes with Two New Articles
June 26, 2019

Errors in Police Lineups Can Land Innocent People in Jail

Dallas, TX / June 26, 2019 / -- Many depictions of police lineups on television or movies make it seem like police routinely and easily solve crimes simply by having a victim point out the perpetrator in a line of suspects. But do police lineups really work this way? What happens if the victim identifies the wrong person? Studies have shown that police lineups aren’t always reliable. In some...
Errors in Police Lineups Can Land Innocent People in Jail
June 24, 2019

Legal Perspective - Phishing Scam Steals $100 Million

Dallas, TX / June 24, 2019 / -- Internet scams are a form of fraud, and a conviction for this type of computer crime can result in serious penalties, including years in jail. Recently, investigators uncovered a large scale phishing scam that targeted tech giants Google and Facebook. Using emailed invoices, a man was able to defraud the companies out of more than $100 million. Dallas criminal...
Legal Perspective - Phishing Scam Steals $100 Million