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Month: August 2018

Aug. 30 2018

Yes, a Chicago School Fight Can Lead to Illinois Assault Charges

Yes, a Chicago School Fight Can Lead to Illinois Assault Charges
Posted By: Sami Azhari

If your teen gets involved in a school fight, it might seem like no big deal, but you should be aware that he or she may be charged with assault under Illinois law. Case-in-point: seven teens were arrested and one teen was hospitalized after a fight recently broke out at Champaign Centennial [...]
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Aug. 22 2018

You Use Bitcoin – Should You Be Afraid of Money Laundering Charges?

You Use Bitcoin – Should You Be Afraid of Money Laundering Charges?
Posted By: Sami Azhari

The term “money laundering” was first used in the early 1900s to describe organizations that took income from illegal activities and “washed” it into the flow of legal money. Historically, service-based businesses have been used as money laundering operations, as services are much [...]
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Aug. 16 2018

What You Should Know about Shoplifting Charges in Illinois

What You Should Know about Shoplifting Charges in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Shoplifting seems like a relatively minor crime without serious criminal consequence, but this is often not the case. Because shoplifting is a leading cause of financial loss for most retailers, more and more merchants have begun to prosecute even relatively minor shoplifting offenses, and the [...]
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Aug. 9 2018

Breaking Down Child Sexual Abuse Charges in Illinois

Breaking Down Child Sexual Abuse Charges in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Child sexual abuse charges should not be taken lightly in Illinois. A Quincy man was recently sentenced to two decades behind bars after he was found guilty of sex crimes against two girls. He was accused of inappropriately touching the girls in 2015 or 2016. The incident came to light in [...]
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Aug. 1 2018

How a Chicago Lawyer Can Help Your Business Fight Fraud Charges

How a Chicago Lawyer Can Help Your Business Fight Fraud Charges
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Corporate fraud is a serious offense that carries significant penalties regardless of whether it’s prosecuted at the state or federal level. However, fraud cases are not as clear-cut as they seem, meaning that many people and businesses are wrongly charged with fraud. Defenses for fraud [...]
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