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Nov. 13 2018

Your Guide to Illinois Sex Trafficking Laws

Your Guide to Illinois Sex Trafficking Laws
Posted By: Sami Azhari

If you have been accused of sex trafficking in the state of Illinois, you may think that your life is over. After all, it is an incredibly serious crime, and you are likely to face both severe penalties and the possibility of public shaming if the press learns of the charges. With all of [...]
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Nov. 13 2018

Illinois Possession Charges Are Based on the Type of Drug

Illinois Possession Charges Are Based on the Type of Drug
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Not all Illinois drug possession charges are created equally. For one, if you have over a specified amount, you can be charged with trafficking or possession with intent – a big step up in steps of the severity of the consequences you will face if convicted. Unfortunately, there’s not [...]
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Nov. 8 2018

Illinois Weapons Laws: An Overview

Illinois Weapons Laws: An Overview
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Illinois gun control laws are less restrictive than many other states, but weapons crimes here are strictly prosecuted, with significant criminal penalties and restrictions on the future possession of firearms. Because of this, if you own firearms or are otherwise a gun enthusiast, it is [...]
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Nov. 1 2018

Illinois Workplace Theft: Can You Be Charged?

Illinois Workplace Theft: Can You Be Charged?
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Accusations of employee theft can be embarrassing and scary. The penalties for property crimes in Illinois are already quite strict, and the state regards employee and workplace theft as some of the most serious cases of theft. However, you should not feel like you are backed into a corner [...]
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Oct. 25 2018

What Makes Fraud a Federal Case in Illinois?

What Makes Fraud a Federal Case in Illinois?
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Fraud and other financial crimes are a type of theft that occurs when the defendant takes the money or property of another party, or uses them in an unauthorized manner, with the intent of gaining a benefit from it. Fraud differs from other types of theft in that the defendant typically commits [...]
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