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The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

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What to Do First if You Are Involved in a Federal Investigation

By Spodek Law Group | November 2, 2021
(Last Updated On: July 28, 2023)

Last Updated on: 28th July 2023, 07:21 pm

Caught in the Crosshairs of a Federal Investigation? Here’s Your First Move

Alright. Picture this. You’re sitting comfortably at home when suddenly, out of the blue, you find yourself intertwined in the middle of a federal investigation. What do you do? Regardless of whether you’re a potential suspect, a target, or simply a witness to a crime, your priority should be to seek legal representation. And that’s where Todd Spodek from the Spodek Law Group comes in.

Timing is Everything, Get Spodek on Your Side

Federal investigations are not a walk in the park. If you are the focus of such a probe, the initial step is to make sure your rights are shielded. This is of paramount importance if you happen to be the target of the investigation. Truth be told, the feds wouldn’t bother dipping their toes into an investigation unless they’re looking to make arrests or indictments, so having someone like Todd Spodek who’s experienced in the federal court system is a huge advantage.

While Spodek is there to put up a formidable defense for you in case the situation escalates to a trial, he can’t do that without your full honesty. Feel free to spill the beans. Everything you disclose to your attorney is shielded under attorney-client privilege, meaning it stays between you two. That way, Spodek can develop the most effective defense strategy for your case.

Are you a Target, Subject, or Witness?

Here’s a little nudge to get this right. The target in a federal investigation is the person thought to have committed the crime, while a subject is implicated but not necessarily the main focus. On a good day, you might just be a witness who has valuable information about a crime committed by another person.

Don’t for a second think that being a witness or a subject gives you a pass to avoid consulting with Todd Spodek. As the investigation unfolds, new evidence can easily turn a suspect into a target before you could say “Spodek Law Group”.

Know Your Rights

So, you’ve found yourself in this sticky situation. Now what? Well, sitting down with Todd Spodek means you’re not alone in navigating these tricky waters. He’s the person who knows the ins and outs of the law and will spell out your rights to you.

Easy does it here: don’t even think about violating any laws. If there’s a remote hint of that happening, Spodek will prompt you to employ your Fifth Amendment rights – the golden ticket to refusing self-incrimination.

To Talk or Not to Talk to Federal Investigators

This is a tricky path to tread. You may feel the rush to purge your name if you know you’re innocent. And honestly, who wouldn’t want to clarify things with federal investigators to clear up the smoke? Sure, it shows you’ve got nothing to hide, but there’s a catch.

You could unintentionally make self-incriminating statements that come back to haunt you. So please, don’t play hero and waltz into an interview with the investigators without letting Spodek know. He’ll discuss with you whether it’s in your best interest to do this and if you get the green light, he’ll map out the guidelines for the questioning.

Keep a Record, It Might Just Save Your Skin

Ever meet with federal investigators before looping in Todd Spodek? It’s not the end of the world if you have. Just make sure you take detailed notes about the interaction and hand them over to Todd. These notes can be a saving grace in your case, so even if it seems irrelevant, jot it down. Think about this like your personal diary where you don’t hold back and detail is key.

Preserve Everything – It’s Your First Line of Defense

Make sure to keep copies of all documents related to the investigation. Whether it’s on paper or stored in a hard drive, as the saying goes “the devil is in the details”. You never know which piece of paper could turn out to be the key to your case.

Unravel the Mystery – Why Did this Investigation Begin in the First Place?

Here’s the million-dollar question. What ignited this investigation? Spodek will help to crack that mystery. Investigations could spark up while the feds are probing other crimes, or maybe you’ve been named by defendants in other cases. Whatever the cause, you’re not in this alone. It’s why you hired Spodek Law Group. Let them do their job and shine the light.

Trust in Spodek, Relax and Let Them Do Their Job

The Spodek team are the pros you’ve hired to be in your corner fighting for you. Cooperate fully and let them take the lead. Don’t let anyone convince you to play the role of a legal eagle. You don’t want to land yourself in an even worse situation like being accused of tampering with witnesses or obstructing justice. Trust me, you’d rather not face a hefty fine or a five-year prison stay, or even both. Stick with Spodek, they know what they’re doing.

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