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Delray Beach Doctor Who Supervised Drug Testing For Dozens Of Addiction Treatment Practices Gets Prison Sentence For Healthcare Fraud
Plenty of newsworthy stories about COVID relief fraud have come out of Florida, but it doesn’t take a pandemic to make Floridians look at widespread ill health and see dollar signs. Healthcare is big business everywhere in the United States, but this is especially the case in Florida, where you can hardly take ten… Read More »
Broward Teen Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter After Fatal Collision
Few experiences are more frightening than being accused of a crime, no matter your age. The juvenile courts state their mission as to connect young people with the guidance and resources they need to live as law-abiding adults, although how well they achieve this goal is debatable. Besides the differences in terminology, several key… Read More »
Palm Beach Gardens Lawyer Gets Prison Sentence After Pleading Guilty To COVID Relief Fraud
Once again, a new COVID variant threatens to wreak havoc on Americans’ health and finances, but this probably will not mean another round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) chaos, like what happened in the spring of 2020. Small business owners have grown wiser and found ways to cope with the uncertainty that COVID and… Read More »
Entrepreneurs Plead Guilty To Wire Fraud And Mail Fraud After Persuading Investors To Invest In Phony App
Business naturally involves a certain amount of risk and uncertainty. When investors invest money in a business that is about to launch a product, they can never be completely sure whether it will be commercially successful. It is not fraud if the people who invested money in your company lose money because customers are… Read More »
Police Find Three Pounds Of Methamphetamine In Sarasota County Drug Bust
Drug busts happen for a reason. The police do not randomly burst into people’s houses in search of illegal drugs. The law does not allow them to do this. Pursuant to the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution, law enforcement cannot search private property without a warrant. Therefore, before they have the right… Read More »
Do Your Criminal Records Go Away?
Leaving your criminal case in the past is more difficult than it sounds. If you get arrested but later get the charges dropped because of insufficient evidence or after you have completed a pretrial diversion program such as drug court, this might be all the motivation you need to live your life in such… Read More »
Does Florida Have More Drunk Drivers Than Other States?
Drunk driving is dangerous all year round, but especially so during the holidays. When you consider a whole year’s worth of data, then about one of out every three fatal traffic collisions involves alcohol. If you only count the accidents that happen during the holiday season, that is, from Thanksgiving weekend until New Year’s,… Read More »
South Florida Man Faces Criminal Charges After Pouring Chemicals Into Koi Pond
Florida has never stopped trying to live up to its reputation as a fountain of youth. The people of Aventura, in particular, are famous for their longevity, but believe it or not, Floridians are not the longest-lived creatures on earth. For some species of tortoise, supercentenarians are a dime a dozen. Lonesome George lived… Read More »
How Scary Is It That Florida Does Not Have Parole?
People come to Florida expecting the unexpected. In Florida, you can walk into a doctor’s office, swipe your credit card, and, as long as you don’t ask too many questions, come out looking 15 years younger. You don’t know whether the next creature to cross the road and cause you to hit the brakes… Read More »
Was There More Crime During The Holidays?
People in certain occupations and certain stages of life are noticeably busier during the holiday season, the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, than at other times of the year. Retail workers’ busiest day is Black Friday, and restaurants are swamped with delivery orders on the day before Thanksgiving. Postal workers and Amazon… Read More »