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Galluzzo secures time-served sentence in Brooklyn federal court for client convicted of participating in multimillion-dollar health care fraud conspiracy
The Law Office of Matthew Galluzzo, PLLC Team

This week, Matthew Galluzzo secured an extraordinary sentence for a client in Brooklyn federal court. The client was arrested in 2017 for participating in a multimillion-dollar health care fraud conspiracy. Under the federal sentencing guidelines, he faced well over 11 years in prison for his participation. Nevertheless, he persuaded the court to sentence the client…

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U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and his wife accused of corruption in federal indictment.
The Law Office of Matthew Galluzzo, PLLC Team

On September 22, following an investigation conducted since 2018 by the FBI, Republican Senator Bob Menendez and his wife Nadine Menendez were charged with federal bribery offenses. According to the indictment filed in the Southern District of New York, Bob and Nadine Menendez were bribed by three Egyptian businessmen: Will Hana, Jose Uribe and Fred…

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French developer Aurélien Michel is charged with Fraud for alleged $ 2.9 million NFT rug pull
The Law Office of Matthew Galluzzo, PLLC Team

French developer Aurélien Michel is charged with Fraud for alleged $ 2.9 NFT’s rug pull On January 4, 2023, French footballer, Aurélien Michel, was arrested by US authorities as he passed through JFK airport. He was immediately taken into custody and brought before a federal judge in Brooklyn, where he was arraigned on a complaint…

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18 USC 3582(c)(2) – reduction in federal sentences based on August 2023 changes to criminal history category calculations for those who committed crimes while on probation or parole
The Law Office of Matthew Galluzzo, PLLC Team

In August 2023, the United States Sentencing Commission decided to change the way that some federal defendants’ criminal history scores are calculated for sentencing purposes. Previously, those found to have committed their crimes while “under any criminal justice sentence, including probation, parole, supervised release, imprisonment, work release, or escape status,” had two points added to…

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LOMG gets excellent result in federal narcotics overdose case.
The Law Office of Matthew Galluzzo, PLLC Team

Last week, criminal defense attorney Matthew Galluzzo successfully persuaded a federal judge in Manhattan to sentence his client to a very favorable sentence. The client was guilty of selling fentanyl that led to the overdose death of a customer. Though there was no mandatory minimum for this offense, the Federal Sentencing Guidelines recommended a sentence…

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Matthew Galluzzo comments on Trump and George Santos cases
The Law Office of Matthew Galluzzo, PLLC Team

Recently, former prosecutor Matthew Galluzzo appeared on PBS Channel 13 to explain several legal issues relating both the recent verdict in the Trump civil sex abuse trial and the new indictment of Congressman George Santos. Matthew Galluzzo is a former sex crimes prosecutor who now represents both plaintiffs and defendants in civil sex abuse cases.…

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Galluzzo successfully defends clients served with federal grand jury subpoena
The Law Office of Matthew Galluzzo, PLLC Team

Mr. Galluzzo, a criminal defense attorney and former New York City prosecutor, recently represented two individuals in separate federal grand jury investigations. The first individual received a grand jury subpoena in connection with an investigation into a fatal shooting. Mr. Galluzzo successfully persuaded federal prosecutors from the Southern District of New York that the client…

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Galluzzo secures below-Guidelines sentence for federal client in fraud case
The Law Office of Matthew Galluzzo, PLLC Team

Mr. Galluzzo recently obtained an excellent result for a client in Brooklyn federal court charged with Conspiracy to Commit Access Device Fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. Section 1029(b)(2) and (c)(1)(A)(ii). The client pleaded guilty pursuant to a plea agreement with a sentencing range under the Guidelines of 12-18 months in prison. Following the client’s…

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Galluzzo secures dismissal of federal misdemeanor charge
The Law Office of Matthew Galluzzo, PLLC Team

This week, Mr. Galluzzo obtained an excellent result for a client charged with a federal misdemeanor crime in Central Islip (EDNY) federal court. The client, an attorney, was originally issued a summons by a park ranger for allegedly engaging in obscene conduct in a federal park in Fire Island. The summons suggested that he should…

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Another success in federal court for a criminal defense client
The Law Office of Matthew Galluzzo, PLLC Team

Last Friday, Matthew Galluzzo achieved another great sentencing result for a client in a New York City federal case. The client had pleaded guilty to a long list of violent crimes, including participating in a robbery that resulted in a homicide. Pursuant to the federal Sentencing Guidelines, the client faced a recommended sentence of life.…

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