Doctor Shopping in Raleigh, NC

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, explains the nature of the criminal offense known as ‘Doctor Shopping’ and how it would be handled in North Carolina. ‘Doctor Shopping’ is a common practice in which an individual will visit multiple doctors in an attempt to receive multiple prescriptions for a medication. This could be done in
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Check Fraud Takes Many Forms, Has Serious Potential Consequences

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Fraudulent-check offenses can come in many varieties. The most straightforward scenario involves someone who writes a check knowing the money is not, and never will be, in the account — or that the account itself does not even exist. Check fraud, however, is often more complicated and less calculated than this. The economy has hit
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Criminal Charges May Be Next for Lance Armstrong

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Millions of viewers watch raptly last night as Lance Armstrong appeared in an interview with Oprah Winfrey to discuss the decades-long fight over whether or not he used banned substances in order to win his record seven Tour de France titles. Armstrong has vehemently denied using steroids and other performance enhancing drugs for many years,
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Fraud, Forgery Charges in Investment Scheme

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The North Carolina Secretary of State’s office continues its investigation into a Durham man’s investment scam. A grand jury handed up an indictment in the case last week, charging the 60-year-old with almost 40 counts of investment fraud, 12 counts of forgery and 12 counts of uttering forged documents. Authorities say there are likely more,
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