No two criminal trials are exactly alike. Each case brought by a Louisiana prosecutor will involve a different set of facts and circumstances. Some cases may require a large number of witnesses; some may require extensive legal research due to complex legal issues. Sometimes defendants have conflicting versions of what transpired, as this blog reported in a previous post about a Louisiana couple’s pending criminal charges.
Louisiana takes drug crimes seriously. The state has many specific criminal statutes involving various drugs and harsh penalties for persons convicted of drug offenses.
Residents in Louisiana may have heard of a scheme referred to as a Ponzi; however, they may not be familiar with exactly what this term entails. A Ponzi scheme describes a fraudulent investment network in which the funds contributed to the scheme by new investors are used to pay purported returns to previous investors.