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All forms of identity theft may be considered federal crimes and are often prosecuted on the federal level. Federal crimes tend to be much more severe, with graver consequences for the offender when tried in federal court compared to those … Continue reading

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The world of identity theft is diverse and vast, encompassing a range of activities that all have the power to lead offenders to a number of unpleasant consequences. A conviction on charges of identity theft crimes can result in community … Continue reading

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The federal government first addressed mail fraud in the 19th century after evidence of such schemes surfaced. Because mail (and later, wire) communications often cross over state lines using the U.S. Postal Service or other interstate transmitters, it makes sense … Continue reading

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Just how successful are this country’s federal prisons when it comes to rehabilitating inmates? Not too successful judging by a recently released study conducted by the United States Sentencing Commission of recidivism rates by inmates formerly held in federal prisons or … Continue reading

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