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New Jersey What Not To Do If You Are Under Federal Investigation Lawyers

By Spodek Law Group | April 10, 2023
(Last Updated On: June 2, 2023)

Last Updated on: 2nd June 2023, 06:22 pm

Facing Federal Investigations: What You Should Know

If you find yourself being investigated for a crime, whether it’s due to mistaken identity or framing, don’t panic. It’s not the end of your world as criminal cases are solvable. All you need is to contact a reputable lawyer like Spodek Law Group in New Jersey. However, before seeking professional help, there are things you should never do when facing Federal investigations.

1. Never Destroy or Delete Evidence
Once you receive a “target letter” inviting you for questioning by law enforcement officers, resist the temptation to tamper with any evidence that may incriminate you or others. It’s against federal laws to destroy or delete potential evidence from ongoing investigations intentionally. Such actions have severe consequences, including getting sentenced to around 25 years in prison for obstruction of justice charges.

At Spodek Law Group, we advise our clients always to present themselves with their attorney once under investigation except where compelled otherwise.

2. Do Not Take Any Plea Bargains
It’s common for people under investigation by police or prosecutors’ offices to feel intimidated and anxious about intimidating questioning tactics used during interrogations leading them into pleading guilty unintentionally.

While taking plea agreements could cut down on cost and time consumed settling a case at first glance, remember accepting this offer narrows your chances of going through trial proceedings altogether making it impossible ever clearing your name if genuinely innocent.

Book an appointment with the experienced lawyers at Spodek Law Firm before deciding which way to go after being accused of committing federal crimes.

3. Don’t Lie To A Federal Investigator
Lying isn’t just considered commonplace wrongdoing but also an illegal act punishable by law regardless of who commits it. As experienced attorneys specializing in criminal defense for over 40 years here in New Jersey,

We know firsthand telling even little lies during formal questioning sessions could result in grave consequences ranging from monetary penalties to jail terms or even lengthy probations.

Thus, it is always wise to steer away from the temptation of lying or hiding other truths during criminal proceedings under any circumstance whatsoever.

4. Don’t Say Anything About The Situation
During a federal investigation, you are legally bound not to talk about your case with anyone could be better positioned to ask for legal counsel before making any statements which could be used against them! The investigators may approach old friend circles that knew little about one’s current business to extract information by using tricks such as incriminating parties in return for leniency.

Avoid speaking out social media sites such as Facebook also. Your comments there don’t have legal protection at all times; therefore, refrain from posting until investigations come to a close.

5. Remember Your Rights
Detainees have rights and must demand respecting those throughout detention processes here in New Jersey, including approaching experienced attorneys like Spodek Law Group immediately when arrested by arresting officers requiring representation quickly.

Never feel overwhelmed when law enforcers search homes or offices without showing warrants first within arrest cases unless they possess court orders exempting them from doing so!

A reputable attorney should be called upon just as soon legal charges seem serious but hope remains self-consuming one on a second thought feeling confident once again taking life into own hands aiming towards successful conclusions instead of admitting defeat ever after hired experts who shall ensure clients’ interests get fiercely represented throughout duration trials proving superiority over allegations raised initially!!

Table 1

Things You Should Never Do When Facing Federal Investigations

No. Things Not To Do Consequences Of Doing It

1 Destroy Or Delete Evidence Sentenced between 10-25 years Jail Term
2 Take Plea Bargains Narrowed Chances Of Clearing Ones Name
3 Lie To A Federal Investigator Monetary Penalties/Jail Terms/Probation
4 Talk About Case With Others Any Information May Be Used Against You
5 Forget Your Rights Breach of Legal Rights


When facing federal investigations, we cannot guarantee that you’ll win every time. However, we can assure our clients of getting top-notch representation from experienced attorneys with a wealth of knowledge in criminal law.

If you’re facing charges, contact Spodek Law Group immediately to book your appointment for a free consultation in one of our many conveniently located New Jersey offices or online. Don’t put your freedom in the hands of a lawyer who hasn’t specialized in defending those accused of crimes.

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