Conspiracy

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Federal conspiracy charges may result from two or more defendants planning or acting together to commit an offense against the United States or any federal agency. Any party to a federal conspiracy charge may be punishable under the underlying offense. 

Federal Statute

The statute for Conspiracy is 18 U.S.C. § 371, which states that if two or more persons conspire either to commit any offense against the United States, or to defraud the United States, or any agency thereof in any manner or for any purpose, and one or more of such persons do any act to effect the object of the conspiracy, each shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. If, however, the offense, the commission of which is the object of the conspiracy, is a misdemeanor only, the punishment for such conspiracy shall not exceed the maximum punishment provided for such misdemeanor.

Federal conspiracy charges are one of the harshly punished. It is vital you retain an experienced federal criminal defense attorney, if you or a loved one are charged with conspiracy in federal court in Oklahoma.

Elements of the Crime

In order to be convicted of Conspiracy, the prosecution must prove each of the following elements beyond a reasonable doubt. The criminal defense attorneys at Cannon & Associates are FIERCE ADVOCATES for every client and will hold the government to their burden in your case. In order to be convicted of this crime; the government must prove that:

1) an agreement of two or more persons; 

2) to defraud the United States; and 

3) an overt act in furtherance of the conspiracy committed by one of the conspirators.

What the Skilled Lawyers at Cannon & Associates Can Do For You

Being charged with Conspiracy is a serious matter. The Oklahoma criminal defense attorneys at Cannon & Associates are Fierce Advocates for Families and Freedom and will fight for you! At Cannon & Associates, we have extensive criminal defense experience, and will be with you every step of the way. We will take care to explain the issues and options to get you to your desired result and support you in this difficult time.

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