Missouri Federal Crime Attorneys
A federal crime is a criminal act that is illegal according to federal law and prosecuted in federal court. When you are under investigation or accused of a federal crime, it is essential for you to hire an attorney that understands the federal procedures and federal laws.
Most federal crimes involve drug charges, white collar crimes and violent crimes. There are several agencies set up by the federal government to investigate and prosecute individuals who commit these types of crimes in federal court. The main federal agencies that investigate these crimes include:
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)
When charged with a federal crime you not only face incarceration and hefty fines, but you also may have your assets seized and bank accounts frozen. The federal government is required to give notice before taking any property, therefore it is vital for you to contact a federal crimes defense attorney to respond to the government notice in order to save your property and personal assets from the U.S. government.