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Federal Charges

Facing Federal Charges?

Criminal charges can be brought by State or Federal Law Enforcement agencies.

Federal Criminal charges are prosecuted with the full force of the United States Government on behalf of the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) by assistant United States Attorneys (“AUSA”).
The Federal Law Enforcement Agencies typically involved in Federal Criminal Investigations include the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”) and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”).
At Spartacus Law Firm, our criminal defense attorneys have over 10 years of experience representing people charged with federal offenses in the Las Vegas, NV area.
If you or someone you love is being investigated for a federal crime or you’ve already been arrested or charged with a crime, it’s important to get experienced legal help now to protect your rights.


The DOJ often investigates Federal Criminal cases for years before bringing charges. This means that Federal charges may be completely put together before the person even knows he or she was even under investigation.
Federal Sentencing Guidelines are no longer mandatory, but they still take most discretion away from judges. At best, they give a judge an often high starting point in a sentencing decision. At worst they provide for sometimes harsh mandatory minimum sentences, especially the enhancer for having a gun during the commission of a crime.
The FBI investigates White Collar Crime, including Bank Fraud and Postal Fraud, as well as Bank Robbery and Hobbs Act, or Robbery cases with interstate commerce implications.
The DEA investigates larger drug cases. Most of these cases involve larger-scale drug distribution conspiracies. Many people are convicted in Federal Court without ever being found with drugs on their person.
The IRS investigates various Tax Fraud Cases, including filing fraudulent returns using fake ID numbers, as well as filing fraudulent personal returns which significantly understate the income and/or assets of an individual.