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August 2013 Archives

Police apprehend man with $1 million marijuana in Louisiana

Local law enforcers are constantly trying to curb drug-related problems. Traffic stops are set up across Louisiana not only to control drunk driving and traffic violators, but also to stop suspicious drug activities. Therefore, it is no surprise that residents of Louisiana may hear news regarding arrests involving drug charges.

Indictment names Louisiana man in federal fraud charges

In Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, many people rely on the services of other people to run their business. One service that a business needs is a very effective marketing and advertising strategy. In an effort to curb costs, a business owner may seek the help of a local advertising consultant.

Two Louisiana women charged with fraud placed on probation

Two Louisiana women have recently been convicted for alleged fraud in relation to the BP oil spill settlement. It is claimed that the two women filled out fraudulent financial assistance applications in an attempt to obtain additional compensation in the settlement.

Abuse of discretion among prosecuting attorneys

There's an interesting story highlighting the experiences of an individual that spent 18 years in the Louisiana State Penitentiary. This individual was on death row for 14 of those years, had his death warrant signed on eight different occasions, and was finally exonerated when evidence that prosecutors had known about for years was finally revealed to his criminal defense attorney.

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