Federal Crimes Attorney

Federal criminal charges can feel overwhelming, especially compared to state offenses. In Kentucky, as elsewhere, federal prosecutions have been steadily rising in recent years. Unlike state courts, federal courts operate with stricter procedures and harsher sentencing guidelines. If you’re facing federal charges in Louisville, KY, you need a skilled and experienced attorney on your side.
Why Choose John Olash for Federal Cases?
John Olash is a seasoned Louisville criminal defense lawyer with a proven track record of success in federal cases. He has extensive experience handling a wide range of federal offenses commonly encountered in Kentucky. John Olash possesses a deep understanding of federal court procedures and sentencing guidelines. He is dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for his clients, whether through aggressive defense strategies or meticulous negotiation with prosecutors.
Please note: This list is not exhaustive and should not be considered legal advice. It’s crucial to consult with John Olash for a personalized evaluation of your specific situation.
1. White-Collar Crimes:
• Fraud: Mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, healthcare fraud, securities fraud, mortgage fraud
• Embezzlement: Misappropriation of funds entrusted to your care
• Money Laundering: Concealing or disguising the source of illegally obtained money
• Insider Trading: Using confidential information for personal financial gain in the stock market
2. Drug Trafficking Offenses:
• Possession with Intent to Distribute: Having illegal drugs with the purpose of selling them
• Conspiracy to Distribute: Planning or agreeing with others to distribute illegal drugs
• Drug Trafficking Across State Lines: Transporting illegal drugs across state borders
3. Federal Firearms Charges:
• Unlawful Possession of a Firearm: Owning or possessing a firearm illegally (e.g., as a convicted felon)
• Straw Purchases: Purchasing a firearm for someone who is prohibited from owning one
• Felon in Possession of a Firearm: A convicted felon possessing a firearm
4. Cybercrime and Identity Theft:
• Hacking: Gaining unauthorized access to a computer system
• Computer Fraud: Using a computer to commit fraud
• Identity Theft: Stealing someone’s personal information and using it for illegal purposes
5. Public Corruption:
• Bribery: Offering or accepting money or other benefits to influence a public official
• Extortion: Obtaining money or property from someone through threats or intimidation
• Campaign Finance Violations: Violating laws regarding campaign contributions and expenditures
6. Environmental Crimes:
• Polluting waterways or air
• Illegally disposing of hazardous waste
• Violating environmental regulations
7. Immigration Offenses:
• Illegal entry into the United States
• Fraudulent use of immigration documents
• Human trafficking
8. Tax Crimes:
• Tax evasion: Failing to report or pay all taxes owed
• Tax fraud: Filing a false tax return
• Failure to file tax returns
9. Crimes Against Children:
• Child pornography: Creating, possessing, or distributing child pornography
• Sex trafficking of minors: Transporting, harboring, or recruiting a minor for prostitution
• Sexual abuse of a minor: Any sexual contact with a minor
10. Violent Crimes: (Though less common in federal prosecution)
• Assault on a federal officer
• Kidnapping
• Robbery of a federally insured bank
11. Terrorism Offenses:
• Providing material support to terrorists
• Planning or carrying out a terrorist attack
Source: Compiled by John Olash referencing reputable sources like the United States Courts website (https://www.uscourts.gov/) and Kentucky federal court resources.
What to Do If You’re Facing Federal Charges:
Remain Silent: Do not speak to law enforcement officials without an attorney present.
Contact John Olash Immediately: Schedule a confidential consultation to discuss your case and explore your legal options.
Don’t face federal charges alone. Contact John Olash today for a free consultation: