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Organized Crime and Corruption

Public Corruption

Public corruption charges can be brought against officials whether the person is employed at the municipal, county, state or federal government level.  Public officials, politicians, and their clients, including business executives, risk of federal investigation as a result of their public duties and positions of trust.  Therefore, common investigations and charges of public officials include bribery and public corruption crimes. These offenses may be investigated or filed as federal or state charges.Nicole Knox has successfully represented clients exposed to these charges in various phases of the federal criminal justice process.Federal prosecutors pursue cases of public corruption which are investigated by the FBI in an aggressive manner in order to show the public that government officials,, more than any others, should be severely punished when violating the law.  They often become over zealous and accuse individuals who were on the periphery in any public corruption case.  This allows the government to accuse public officials regardless of whether the official is involved at a minor or major level.Local, state, and federal law enforcement have the authority and jurisdiction to investigate public corruption.  Also, prosecutors may pursue related charges of fraud, theft of government funds or bribery, money laundering, or tax evasion.

When to talk to a lawyer

If the FBI or other law enforcement agency has asked to talk to you, or if you have already discussed information about a public corruption investigation, then you should call a criminal defense attorney immediately.

Dallas Public Corruption Attorney

Attorney Nicole Knox is nationally recognized for her skill and dedicated in criminal defense. She has represented clients facing a variety of criminal charges throughout the nation, and she will use her experiences to help you get the best possible results in your case.Get started now with a quick contact form.

Organized Crime

Charges of organized crime can be multifaceted and extraordinarily challenging to defend. Criminal organizations work much the same way that legal companies work. They operate on various levels of authority and with strategic distribution of responsibilities. Nicole Knox recognizes the importance of adapting her strategies according to the facts of each case. In every criminal defense matter, the ultimate goal is to win the best attainable outcome for each client.

Engaging in organized criminal activity is the charge that prosecutors bring to charge a group working together to commit a criminal offense. For instance, if several people conspire to steal something or sell drugs, it could be considered organized criminal activity.

Engaging in organized crime is automatically charged as more serious than the charge that would have resulted if the criminal offense been committed by one person rather than a group. These charges should be taken seriously, and you should start building a defense immediately.

Dallas Organized Crime Attorney

Charges for organized criminal activity carry harsher penalties than if the crime only was committed by one person. A strong defense is critical in defending yourself against these life-altering consequences, and Dallas  organized crime lawyer Nicole Knox can help.

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Meet Nicole Knox

Nicole Knox has quickly become one of the best criminal defense lawyers.  She has defended the accused in nearly 100 jury trial verdicts, and she has earned over 60 “not guilty” verdicts.  Her dedication to developing a strong defense and to zealous advocacy have also resulted in a long list of dismissals, favorable sentences, and refusals to prosecute.

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