What constitutes mail fraud?

Mail fraud is a common type of federal criminal charge. Individuals accused of using the mail to deceive and defraud recipients may face charges from federal prosecutors. However, the legal definition of mail fraud is quite broad, so it can be confusing to know...

4 common cyberscams

The online world is full of scams. With how vast the World Wide Web is, this may come as no surprise. Online fraud is extremely common as society becomes more dependent on smartphones, tablets and computers.   But not all internet scams are the...

What happens if you refuse a sobriety test?

You may have heard that you are protecting your legal rights if you refuse to take a sobriety test when you are pulled over. However, it is important for you and other Missouri residents to understand that refusing a test does not come without consequences, and may...

What to do if the police want to talk

When you face accusations of or an arrest for a crime, it is paramount that you understand the law. For example, the state of Missouri has three different types of assault charges, including first degree, second degree and third degree. You want to understand...