Houston Man Faces 20 Years in Prison for Acting as “Runner” in Telemarketing Scam

October 28th, 2021 by Tad Nelson in Conspiracy, Criminal Defense, White Collar Crime

Nobody likes getting telemarketing calls. One reason for this is that many such calls are schemes designed to cheat individuals out of their money. Indeed, a popular scam is to call unsuspecting persons claiming to be from a government agency. The caller is told they are under investigation for some imagined crime and that they […]

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Conspiracy is a Serious Crime

January 5th, 2016 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

The word “conspiracy” may invoke thoughts of paranoid individuals rambling on about how the government is covering up evidence of UFOs. But conspiracies happen every day in a legal sense. If two people talk about committing a crime, and then take steps to do so, that is a criminal conspiracy in the eyes of the […]

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