Crimes Involving Counterfeit Tax Stamps
NYC White Collar Criminal Lawyer
In the state of New York, a tax stamp is used to collect taxes on specific
items such as alcoholic drinks, medication, drugs, tobacco, cigarettes,
playing cards and firearm registration, just to name a few. Due to the
fact that these stamps are government issued, creating a falsified tax
stamp is considered a serious offense to New York City law.
The cases regarding counterfeit tax stamps are generally held in federal
court, and bear very serious consequences. Currently, NYC has seen many
instances of counterfeit cigarettes with counterfeit tax stamps on them
for the alleged buyers to avoid paying high taxes. The charges revolving
around counterfeit cigarettes and tax stamps can result in accusations of
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Due to the fact that the trial will likely take place in a federal court,
the federal prosecutors are even more intimately familiar with the
white collar crimes, counterfeit tax stamps, and criminal law surrounding those issues than
prosecutors in local and state courts. These prosecutors will do everything
in their power to ensure a maximum penalty conviction, which is why it
is absolutely imperative to consult an educated and aggressive
New York City criminal defense lawyer at the Law Offices of Daniel A. Hochheiser as soon as possible.
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