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FERC Investigations: What is an Order to Show Cause?

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has broad law enforcement authority under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005). If your company is being targeted by FERC, your immediate priority should be to avoid an Order to Show Cause. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is the federal agency...

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What Are the Penalties for Human Trafficking Under Federal Law?

Federal human trafficking charges carry severe penalties—up to and including life imprisonment. If you are under investigation or facing an indictment for human trafficking under The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (TVPA) or any other provision of the U.S. Code, you need to engage defense counsel immediately. There...

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What are the Penalties for Public Corruption Under Federal Law?

Government officials, public employees, and private citizens can face steep penalties under federal public corruption laws. Here are nine real-life examples of recent cases targeting allegations of public corruption. Public corruption allegations can take many forms, and government officials, public employees, and private citizens accused of engaging in corrupt schemes...

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OIG and OPR Investigations: Get a Federal Lawyer!

Call Dr. Nick Oberheiden Before You Speak to an FBI, OIG, or OPR Investigator Dr. Nick Oberheiden routinely represents federal employees and individuals with special security access in administrative, disciplinary, and criminal investigations. Among his former clients are Assistant United States Attorneys, Special Agents from the DEA, OIG, IRS, members...

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The DEA is Targeting Oral Surgeons for “Black Bagging” and Other Registration-Related Offenses

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and its Diversion Control Division in particular, is aggressively targeting oral surgeons who prescribe and dispense antibiotics, pain medications, and other controlled substances as part of their surgical practice. While the DEA’s Diversion Control Division is targeting all types of Controlled Substances Act (CSA) violations,...

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What Should I Do When ICE Agents Show Up at Our Office to Interview Me?

Trusted Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys at Oberheiden P.C. to Protect Your Freedom It is Monday morning. You just returned to your office after a weekend of family fun and relaxation. You are about to begin your busy day when your assistant announces two unexpected visitors. Two gentlemen stand waiting eager...

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CEOs Facing Criminal Charges for Hiring Illegal Workers

ICE Raids and Department of Homeland Security Investigations Increasingly Result in Criminal Charges— Defend Your Business Now! Call the Federal Defense Law Firm and Former Federal Prosecutors at Oberheiden P.C. Today to Learn How to Protect Yourself and Your Business This brief article will provide an overview of current ICE...

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ICE and DHS Are Aggressively Targeting Companies in California and Texas. Here’s What You Need to Know.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are actively targeting California and Texas companies that hire workers from Mexico. If convicted, company owners and executives can face decades behind bars. With immigration issues taking center stage during the midterm elections and with the...

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What Should I Do When FBI Agents Show Up at My House to Interview Me?

Experienced Attorneys for Clients Needing Federal Criminal Defense It is Friday afternoon. You come back from work. You drive into the parkway of your house. Before you know it, two agents approach your car. They show you their badges. They are special agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. What...

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Urine Toxicology Kickbacks Investigations

  5 Things You Should Do If You Are Under Investigation for Urine Toxicology Kickbacks Oberheiden, P.C. represents business owners and health care executives affiliated with sober living homes and toxicology laboratories. Our team of former Department of Justice Trial Attorneys, former Assistant and Special Assistant United States Attorneys and...

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