Blog Posts in February, 2016

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  • Texas Criminal Appeals Court Dismisses Charges Against Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry
    Texas Criminal Appeals Court Dismisses Charges Against Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry

    The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has sent a two-count indictment against former Texas Gov. Rick Perry back to a district court with orders to dismiss. Perry was charged with two felony counts — ...

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  • Two DFW Doctors and Four Others Charged with Medicare Fraud
    Two DFW Doctors and Four Others Charged with Medicare Fraud

    Two Dallas-area physicians and four other healthcare workers have been indicted for allegedly participating in a $13.4 million Medicare fraud scheme involving home health services, according to the ...

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  • How to Choose a Texas Criminal Defense Attorney
    How to Choose a Texas Criminal Defense Attorney

    If you’ve been placed under arrest and are facing criminal charges, you will need a Texas criminal defense attorney to guide you and defend you at trial, if necessary. Here are some tips on how to ...

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  • Texas Judge Sentences Irish National to One Year in Prison for Illegal Trafficking of Rhino Horns
    Texas Judge Sentences Irish National to One Year in Prison for Illegal Trafficking of Rhino Horns

    A federal judge in Waco, Texas, has sentenced an Irish national to 12 months in prison for conspiracy to violate the Lacey Act in connection to illegal rhinoceros horn trafficking, Patrick Sheridan ...

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  • Compliance Date for Final SEC Rule Requiring Companies to Disclose Relationship Between Executive Pay and Financial Performance is 1/1/17
    Compliance Date for Final SEC Rule Requiring Companies to Disclose Relationship Between Executive Pay and Financial Performance is 1/1/17

    The compliance date for the final SEC rule that requires publicly held companies to report on the relationship between executive pay and company financial performance is January 1, 2017 for companies ...

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  • Nigerian Man Arrested in Dallas for Elaborate Email Fraud Scheme
    Nigerian Man Arrested in Dallas for Elaborate Email Fraud Scheme

    A Nigerian man has been arrested in Dallas, accused of defrauding 17 Texas companies out of more than $600,000 in an elaborate business compromise email (BCE) scheme, according to a news report . ...

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