In news from mid-May, it was reported that the U.S. attorney's office is negotiating with Georgia's insurance commissioner to turn himself in for insurance fraud. The office has a 38-count indictment detailing a series of fraudulent acts by the man who was working for the Georgia Underwriting Association. These events happened before he was elected as the insurance commissioner.
White collar crimes include many different actions such as antitrust violations, credit card fraud, economic espionage and counterfeiting. There are dozens of crimes that fall under the white collar crime category, all of which can result in federal charges against you.
Gun control is a serious topic to discuss, and it's one that is often misunderstood. Georgia does have several important gun control laws that it governs. Violating these gun control laws can result in a felony charge in some instances, which could force you into prison upon conviction.
The federal justice department, DEA, and many federal agencies continue to aggressively pursue and prosecute the possession, smuggling and distribution and sale of illegal drugs. The penalties for Schedule I and II drug smuggling are substantial. According to the federal guidelines, an individual’s first offense for heroin (one kilogram or more) and cocaine or cocoa derivatives (5 kilograms or more) can result in a fine up to $10 million and 10 years to life in prison.
Drug trafficking is among the worst things you can be accused of if you're caught with drugs. Trafficking drugs assumes that you're taking them throughout the state or between state lines, opening you up to many penalties.