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Commonwealth v. D.P. - Conspiracy, Money Laundering, Distribution of Marijuana

April 2016

Client was indicted on three serious felony charges carrying a minimum of 11 years in prison and a maximum of 110 years in prison if convicted. The allegations included conspiracy charges covering the entire United States from California to Virginia. The police and the prosecutor investigated the case for over 10 months before charging the client. Negotiation started with the prosecutor offering the client several years in prison, and could not be talked down. After filing several pre-trial motions on client's behalf challenging jurisdiction and the indictment process, prosecutor agreed to several reduced charges and 12 months in jail.

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