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Cellphone Technology: A Major Player in the Law Enforcement Arena

By The Tony Moss Firm |

As the cellular telephone continues to become our primary means of communication, it’s only fitting that the underlying technology often finds itself in the forefront of all kinds of legal disputes. This is especially true in the criminal defense arena. Almost daily, we hear of a variety of criminal offenses, from drug trafficking to… Read More »

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Abuse of e-Filing Numbers: A New Frontier for Tax Fraud

By The Tony Moss Firm |

You’d think that by now Florida has seen every kind of scam, hustle, and fraud the human mind can conceive. When I talk about federal regulators keeping their watchful eyes trained on Sunshine State healthcare providers, for example, it’s safe to say they’re not doing it solely because the weather is so inviting and… Read More »

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Florida Halts Executions (For Now)

By The Tony Moss Firm |

In light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review the constitutionality of Oklahoma’s lethal injection protocol, Florida’s Supreme Court has halted executions for the time being. Death row inmate Jerry William Correll was scheduled to die via lethal injection on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, but the state’s highest court ordered a stay of… Read More »

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Federal Moratorium Leading to Miami Convictions

By The Tony Moss Firm |

To combat health care fraud, the federal government has the power to prohibit unscrupulous health care providers from enrolling in Medicare and Medicaid. In 2013 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services exercised that power to ban several providers and ambulance suppliers in the Miami, Houston, and Chicago areas from enrolling. This ban was… Read More »

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U.S. Supreme Court to Review Lethal Injection

By The Tony Moss Firm |

The U.S. Supreme Court has recently granted review of Oklahoma’s death penalty procedure. Three inmates sued the state over its lethal injection procedure, specifically its use of a chemical called “midazolam.” Midazolam is one of three drugs used in the chemical cocktail that make up Florida’s lethal injection process. The Oklahoma inmates argue that… Read More »

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Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by Convicted Felon

By The Tony Moss Firm |

If you are a convicted felon and have been arrested for possession of a firearm, you are facing the possibility of serious prison time. Local celebrity and rapper Maurice Young, AKA “Trick Daddy,” was arrested in April of 2014 on charges of firearm possession and possession of ammunition by a convicted felon. Police arrested… Read More »

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Florida Legislature Seeks Unanimous Juries in Death Penalty Cases

By The Tony Moss Firm |

Representative Jose J. Rodriguez from Miami introduced a bill that would create a higher standard for juries considering the death penalty. As Florida law currently stands, a jury may recommend the death penalty in a capital felony case via a simple majority. In fact, Florida currently is the only state in the union that… Read More »

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To Catch a Predator: Sex Sting Operations

By The Tony Moss Firm |

Florida law enforcement officers are conducting sex sting operations around the state that are intended to target those seeking underage individuals online to engage in sexual activities. Authorities usually claim that those arrested in the stings responded to ads suggesting a minor was available for sex. However, recent reports have shown that innocent individuals… Read More »

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Deviney Death Row Trial Indefinitely Delayed

By The Tony Moss Firm |

Thanks to conflict of interest concerns within the public defender’s office, the First District Court of Appeal in Tallahassee has indefinitely delayed the start of the much-publicized death-penalty case of Randall Deviney. The Crime Deviney is facing death row for robbing, beating, stabbing, and eventually killing his neighbor, 65-year old Delores Futrell, on August… Read More »

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Vehicle-Related Heat Deaths in Miami: Mistake or Not, The Consequences Are Serious

By The Tony Moss Firm |

We see it all over television every summer: parents leaving their children in a hot, sealed car and ending up being charged with everything from child neglect to murder. Whether it is for a few minutes to several hours, Florida prosecutors are very aggressive in charging parents in these cases. Prosecutors and law enforcement… Read More »

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