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Using DNA Signatures to Prevent Art Forgery

Among activities that law enforcement in Ohio consider illegal, forgery of art can lead to significant penalties when a person is convicted. However, some people believe that a new authentication system might make it harder for people to recreate and sell other artists’ work. According…

September 8, 2016 Read More

What Are the Laws Regarding Human Trafficking in Ohio?

Human trafficking remains a major concern in Ohio and around the country. According to the Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force, you will find the legal federal definition of human trafficking in the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000. There are also additional laws covering human…

September 1, 2016 Read More

How Law Enforcement Agencies Define Terrorism

Since the events of 9/11, the country has been on high alert for acts of terrorism. This has led to the necessity for law enforcement agencies in Ohio and around the country to review certain aspects of a crime, whether a bombing, mass shooting, chemical…

August 24, 2016 Read More

Can DNA Evidence Be Contaminated?

In today’s judicial system, DNA evidence has become an important tool in creating cases against suspects throughout Ohio. It has also been used to overturn cases that are decades old. However, you might be surprised to learn that it is more fallible than you are…

August 18, 2016 Read More

Visit the Dark Web With Caution

Hiding out of sight of most internet users lurks the dark web, a section that is hidden within something called the deep web. Most people have heard of the deep web as it is where anonymous hackers will release secret government files and other sensitive…

August 10, 2016 Read More

Understanding the Three Stages of Money Laundering

People in Ohio often hear the term money laundering, but may not have a complete comprehension of exactly what it is. There are many methods involved in the process, which is basically an act that “cleans” the money that comes from illegal activity, such as…

August 4, 2016 Read More

What Are the Definitions of Sexual Battery and Rape in Ohio?

When you are charged with committing sexual offenses in Ohio, it is important to understand the different designations. Different types of assault are considered a different degree of felony, which impacts the minimum and maximum sentence you might face if convicted of the crime. According…

July 28, 2016 Read More

What Are the Laws in Ohio Surrounding Defense of Dwelling?

When you feel threatened in your home or automobile in Ohio, you have the right to defend yourself. However, there are some circumstances that must be present for you to be allowed to use deadly force under the defense of dwelling law. According to CNN,…

July 21, 2016 Read More

Serious Crimes & DNA Swabs

DNA has become an important tool for solving crimes in Cleveland, and for exonerating wrongfully accused people. In cases where people are arrested for a serious crime, they may find their DNA being taken by law enforcement, who then use it to check for a…

July 14, 2016 Read More

What Is Cyber Terrorism?

You have probably heard the term cyber terrorism on the news or as part of a plot line on a TV show or movie. However, the reality of the crime in Ohio and around the country is a little different than what might be detected…

July 7, 2016 Read More
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