Federal Crimes

Former Charlotte mayor to be sentenced soon for federal crimes

News reports out of North Carolina show that the former mayor of Charlotte, Patrick Cannon, could be sentenced in early September for his conviction related to a corruption case. Cannon

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Internet sex crimes outpace existing legal statutes

The term “selfie” is still relatively new in the cultural lexicon, but it is making a big splash in criminal law cases involving child pornography. Technological innovations tend to move

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Criminal Defense Attorney Kevin Marcilliat Gets Not Guilty Verdict in Wake County DWI Case, Despite .08 BAC

RALEIGH, NC – Kevin Marcilliat, criminal defense attorney with the Roberts Law Group, successfully defended a client charged with Driving While Impaired (DWI) in Wake County, ultimately securing a not

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What is the role of a grand jury in federal crimes?

If you have been accused of a federal crime in North Carolina, you may have a lot of questions about the legal process you are about to experience. Prosecution for federal

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Police officer, wife charged with sex crimes from 1999 to 2002

A North Carolina police officer and his wife have been accused of sexually assaulting one of their younger relatives. The couple, who reside in the Charlotte-Mecklenberg area, have been charged

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Jury convicts Charlotte man of federal crimes for sex trafficking

A North Carolina man has been convicted of several sex crimes by a federal jury in Charlotte. The man, age 31, was accused of federal crimes including sex trafficking and pimping, according

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North Carolina residents plead guilty to sweepstakes fraud

Two Greensboro, North Carolina, residents have pleaded guilty to federal allegations in connection with a fraudulent sweepstakes system in Costa Rica. The pair, a 39-year-old woman and her 41-year-old husband,

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Fourth executive pleads guilty to construction federal crimes

A fourth high-ranking employee at Boggs Paving Inc. in North Carolina has entered a guilty plea in connection with federal allegations that the company mismanaged federal and state contract money.

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