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January 2017 Archives

Man wanted on meth distribution charge in South Carolina

There are varying degrees of drug charges, most of which can seriously alter a person's life. Even if a resulting conviction does not result in jail time, it can have a very negative effect on the future. This can be especially true for a crime as serious as meth distribution. Residents of South Carolina who are suspected of drug crimes may find it beneficial to seek help in defending against the charges.

Man accused of driving under the influence in South Carolina

Being convicted of driving under the influence can have serious ramifications, especially if an accident occurs in which a life is taken. A conviction this serious can have a major impact on a person's life. In a recent car accident in South Carolina, a man has been accused of driving under the influence of alcohol, as well as leaving the scene of an accident.

South Carolina women claim ties to celebrity in wire fraud case

Two women are facing federal charges after claiming ties to a celebrity in an attempt to gain investors. Promising major returns to anyone involved, they managed to gain over $300,000 in a recent wire fraud case in South Carolina. Both are facing up to 20 years in prison and $250,000 in fines.

Drunk driving: How many drinks are too much?

Many South Carolina residents may think they know when they have had too much to drink. They may not realize that they can be arrested for drunk driving even without having a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or higher. If an officer deems a person clearly impaired, under the age of 21 or with children in the car under such circumstances, a charge of suspicion of DUI can follow. The question of how many drinks will put the BAC level over the limit does not have a simple answer.

These 4 factors required to support an embezzlement charge

When South Carolina residents face accusations of financial misconduct, they may want to be proactive and consult with legal counsel to discuss the possibility of charges being filed and the legal proceedings that will follow. Embezzlement is one of the white collar crimes that is often filed against employees of businesses. It applies to accusations of misappropriating funds in a position of responsibility or trust when handling company assets.