There are many crimes that are considered federal offenses, if you have committed a crime in federal property or you commit a crime that violates the United States criminal code you could be facing serious federal charges.
Federal Investigations usually focus around major violations, and these investigations start long before charges are filed. Often individuals are caught off guard because of this, if you suspect that you are under federal investigation, it is important to contact an attorney immediately.
The Federal Government has an unlimited amount of resources at their disposal, this makes it very easy for them to find evidence on a crime, without your knowledge. Federal Investigations are very serious, when being questioned by a federal agent, it is important to remain silent. These agents have gone through expert training in questioning and can easily lead you to self-incrimination. If you are being questioned, you should contact your attorney as soon as possible.
Knowing your rights when dealing with federal agents is also very important, this is why if you are under investigation it is necessary to seek the council of an experienced and knowledgeable attorney. An attorney will inform you of your rights and when it is best to cooperate with federal agents.
There are many different types of federal offenses, with each one there come different penalties and sentencing. There is no way to go into the detail of each crime, but if you or a loved one are facing federal offense charges, contact us at any time for your free consultation. This will give you a chance to talk to a legal professional about your current situation, the penalties you could be facing and the defenses that are available to your particular situation.
Listed below are few of the many federal crimes that can result in severe punishment.
- Bank Fraud
- Bank Robbery
- Crimes aboard an aircraft
- Crimes on Government Property
- Falsely Claiming Citizenship
- Fraud by Wire
- Illegal Gambling businesses
- Narcotics Violations
- Sexual Exploitation of Children
- Theft from Interstate Shipments