Entries tagged: criminal defense

Hiding and Seeking Information During Litigation: Disclosure of Information Contained in Private Social Media Accounts

By: Richard DeMaio, Esq.

Posted: April 20th, 2018

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Hide and seek. It’s a cute game when kids play, but what about in the context of a contentious litigation? […]

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A Criminal’s Guide to Karma: Your Past Will Come Back to Haunt You… Or Will It?

By: Richard DeMaio, Esq. , Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: January 22nd, 2018

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The basic rule of karma is what goes around comes around. While in everyday life this principle may appeal only […]

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New Treasury Efforts to Fight Money Laundering Through New York Real Estate

Posted: January 25th, 2016

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To combat the scourge of money laundering from transnational criminal syndicates, the United States Treasury has issued new Geographic Targeting […]

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Pay Your Attorney Now: Supreme Court Considers Legality of Seizing Untainted Money

Posted: November 20th, 2015

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The headline is not just shameless attorney self-promotion, but in fact reflects sound advice to anyone or any company facing […]

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DWI – To Blow or Not to Blow?

Posted: October 20th, 2015

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Lately, it seems not a weekend goes by without another news story about a DWI crash into a house, or […]

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Second Circuit Upholds Use of Undisclosed Third Party Software to Provide Probable Cause in Search Warrant

Posted: July 15th, 2015

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While the crimes themselves are despicable, child pornography prosecutions often feature cutting-edge forensic investigation techniques and challenges that are applicable […]

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Best Practices for Internal Investigations

Posted: June 22nd, 2015

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On May 19, 2015, Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell, the leader of the Department of Justice’s (“DOJ”) Criminal Division, gave […]

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New York Court of Appeals Rules that a Traffic Stop based upon a Police Officer’s Mistaken View of the Law is Constitutional

Posted: April 20th, 2015

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New York State has long granted greater Fourth Amendment exclusionary rule protection to defendants under its holdings than federal courts […]

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GM Ignition Switch Investigation Shows Value of Competent Internal Investigation

Posted: March 18th, 2015

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General Motors (“GM”), who faced a very public scandal in 2014 over ignition switch defects, now faces a large class-action […]

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