Internet-Related Sex Crimes: Juveniles Can Be Unwary

In Sex Crimesby RSF

On behalf of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry posted in Sex Crimes on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. We are both succinct and upfront on a relevant page of our website referring to Missouri sex-focused offenses at the St. Louis criminal defense firm of Rosenblum Fry, noting that, “The stigma and criminal penalties associated with a sex crime conviction are significant.” And that can often seem to be true in a comparatively outsized way for juveniles and other young offenders, who sometimes appear to have been clearly in the dark regarding the downside consequences of their conduct in a specific instance. Moreover (and especially as regards unlawful …

Doctor’s Story Underscores White Collar Prosecution Concerns

In White Collar Crimesby RSF

On behalf of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry posted in White Collar Crimes on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. We noted in a blog post from a few weeks back “the steady stream of media stories these days chronicling tales of alleged wrongdoing” by individuals in the singular area of white collar crime. And we additionally noted in our March 31 entry at the St. Louis criminal defense firm of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry that one of the areas that has garnered top-tier attention from law enforcers and prosecutors — both state and federal — is the health care realm. That really isn’t surprising, given the close involvement …

A Shot At Redemption: Focus On First-Time Nonviolent Offenders

In White Collar Crimesby RSF

On behalf of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry posted in White Collar Crimes on Thursday, April 13, 2017. A long-time Tiffany & Co. executive seemingly had it all. And then, as she notes in her own words, Ingrid Lederhaas-Okun “lost it all in one horrible day” three years ago. That was the fateful day she decided to steal more than $1 million in jewelry from Tiffany. Unsurprisingly, she was caught. And punished in a manner she says was irrational and prohibitively expensive to society. Lederhaas-Okun writes in a recent article for a national news publication that she accepted a plea deal of 10 months in …

Facebook’s Move: Will It Dampen Internet Criminal Surveillance?

In Sex Crimesby RSF

On behalf of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry posted in Sex Crimes on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Recent news accounts chronicle the potential for users’ privacy on the Internet to be materially eroded, if not outright eviscerated. Online privacy has emerged as a major public concern in recent years, as leaps-and-bounds surges in technology-fueled monitoring tools have put consumers front and center as exceedingly vulnerable targets of law enforcers’ surveillance efforts. The direct attempt by police agencies and other state/federal investigatory entities to directly peer in on Internet users as they interact with various platforms online — some critics openly use the word “spy” — …

6 Common DUI Defenses

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On behalf of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry posted in DWI / DUID on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Imagine spending the day at your friend’s BBQ and enjoying the nice weather along with some brisket, ribs and beer. On your way home, a police officer pulls your vehicle over. The next thing you know, the officer is charging you with driving under the influence. Challenging a drunk driving charge can be very difficult, but it is possible. If you are facing charges for driving under the influence, you should remember that you still have the right to defend yourself. An experienced criminal attorney in the Saint Louis …