Dennis Hastert Released From Federal Prison

In Sex Crimesby RSF

On behalf of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry posted in Sex Crimes on Friday, July 21, 2017. While a great deal of media attention has been dedicated to O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing, former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert has quietly left federal prison. Hastert, known as the longest serving Republican speaker was released on Monday and moved to a halfway house in Chicago where he will serve the remainder of his 15 month sentence for bank fraud. The fraud conviction stems from a 2015 guilty plea following revelations that he withdrew $925,000 from four separate accounts in more than 100 separate transactions in order to avoid …

A Bulls-Eye Target For Regulators: White Collar Criminal Suspects

In White Collar Crimesby RSF

On behalf of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry posted in White Collar Crimes on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Here’s an interesting point to note about white collar crime, and something that is occasionally acknowledged by even police investigators and prosecutors: alleged wrongdoers sometimes get ensnared in fraud-related matters with scarce — or even no — evidence that they committed an illegal act with the purposeful intention of doing so. We, too, note that fact on our criminal defense website at the trial-experienced criminal defense law firm of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry in St. Louis, pointing out that, “Confusion about legalities, panic regarding cash flow and …

Why You Should Always Fight Drug Charges

In Drug Crimesby RSF

On behalf of Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry posted in Drug Crimes on Monday, July 3, 2017. If you recently received drug charges, you may think that it is not worth it to fight them. Maybe you believe that the evidence against you is quite strong, or maybe you feel that a simple charge like drug possession is no big deal. In reality, neither of these are very good reasons to opt out of building a strong legal defense against drug charges. Even if you believe that the evidence against you is particularly strong, a skilled attorney can find ways to fight for your freedom …