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International Money Laundering Charges: A Federal Criminal Defense Perspective

As federal criminal defense lawyers at Burnham & Gorokhov, we understand the complexities and severity of money laundering charges, especially those involving international transactions. In today’s globalized world economy, money management tactics can be misidentified as sophisticated money laundering methods designed to disguise the origins of funds. In this article, we aim to shed light on some of the prevalent

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Federal Investigations into PPP Fraud: What You Need to Know

As federal criminal defense attorneys at Burnham & Gorokhov, we understand the concerns and uncertainties individuals face when under investigation or charged with a federal crime of fraud, especially in cases involving programs like the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). We’ll review the intricacies of federal investigations into PPP fraud, offering essential information and insights for those who may be under

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What Is White Collar Crime?

In recent years, white collar crime has gained increased attention in both legal circles and the public sphere. Often associated with individuals in positions of trust and authority, white collar crime encompasses a wide range of non-violent offenses committed for financial gain. In this article, we’ll explore white collar crime, shedding light on its definition, common types, and legal implications.

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What Are The Most Common Federal Fraud Crimes in The United States?

Facing federal fraud charges can be daunting and overwhelming. At Burnham & Gorokhov, we specialize in defending individuals under investigation or charged with federal fraud crimes. Here, we review the most common types of federal fraud crimes, offering a brief summary for those who may be under investigation or have been indicted for fraud by the federal government. Securities Fraud

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Understanding RICO Charges: Defenses and Legal Strategies

Facing RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) charges can be daunting and overwhelming. As federal criminal defense lawyers at Burnham & Gorokhov, we understand the complexities of RICO cases and the serious consequences they entail. In this article, we’ll provide valuable insights into understanding RICO charges, defenses, and legal strategies to help better understand these challenging situations. What Are

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Understanding Child Pornography Laws: Differentiating Possession, Distribution, and Production Charges

In this article, we delve into the intricate landscape of child pornography laws, shedding light on the distinctions between possession, distribution, and production charges. As federal criminal defense lawyers, our goal is to offer informative content that helps you navigate these sensitive issues. Exploring the Legal Distinctions Between Possession, Distribution, and Production of Child Pornography  Child pornography offenses encompass a

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Eugene Gorokhov Speaks with Law360 on the Sentencing Implications of the Bankman-Fried’s Conviction

On November 2, 2023, Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange was found guilty of fraud and money laundering.  Federal prosecutors are alleging that he defrauded FTX customers out of upwards of $8 billion.  In his ongoing coverage of the case, Law360’s Phil Bantz spoke with Attorney Eugene Gorokhov regarding the sentencing implications of SBF’s conviction. Bankman-Fried Faces

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Attorneys Burnham and Gorokhov Named 2023 Super Lawyers

We are pleased to announce that Attorneys Charles Burnham and Eugene Gorokhov have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 Washington D.C. Super Lawyers list. This exclusive designation recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys in the District of Columbia. Super Lawyers, a part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer-influenced rating service that highlights outstanding lawyers who have

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Child Pornography Distribution: Legal Implications and Criminal Penalties

Child pornography distribution is a serious federal offense that carries severe legal consequences. At Burnham & Gorokhov, we understand the complexities surrounding such cases and are committed to providing you with the necessary information. In this article, we’ll define distribution of child pornography, explore its various methods, and shed light on the potential penalties individuals may face under federal law.

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Crypto Fraud Defense Attorney Eugene Gorokhov Comments on Bankman-Fried’s Trial

Crypto fraud attorney Eugene Gorokhov, in a recent Law360 article, explains the impact of U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan’s ruling, which denied Bankman-Fried’s ‘advice of counsel’ defense and rejected every one of Bankman-Fried’s proposed expert witnesses. The criminal trial of Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), the founder of FTX, who faces seven charges of wire fraud and conspiracy, is currently ongoing

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