Organized Crime And Narcotics

We are living in an increasingly connected world. Business transactions frequently occur across state lines and even internationally. This includes transactions that may not be legal. In response, agencies at the state and federal levels are increasingly working together to aggressively prosecute alleged illegal activity under laws such as the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, or RICO.

When hearing the term organized crime, many people think of the Mafia. But the government also uses RICO and other statutes to go after gangs and even small groups that are only loosely "organized." These high-profile cases can result in people being falsely accused of crimes or being over-charged despite playing only a small role.

A Law Firm Ready To Take On The Most Serious Cases

If you are facing narcotics or organized crime charges at the state or federal level, you should know that the government has deep pockets and seemingly endless resources to pursue prosecutions. As such, you need a lawyer who is organized, meticulous and unafraid to take on complex criminal defense cases. Aaron Goldsmith is one such attorney.

At The Law Office of Aaron M. Goldsmith, PC, we offer skilled criminal defense representation against charges related to:

  • The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act
  • Drug trafficking
  • International drug trafficking
  • Violations of maritime laws
  • Drug conspiracy
  • Extortion
  • Corporate extortion
  • Gambling
  • Counterfeit goods

At the federal level (where many organized crime cases are prosecuted), cases tend to be larger, the consequences are often more serious and the court procedures are unique. Our attorney, Aaron M. Goldsmith, has significant experience in federal court as well as state court.

With drug charges in particular, mandatory minimum sentences are also a problem. In some cases, attorney Goldsmith is able to bypass mandatory minimums and pursue reduced sentencing options.

We Use All Legal Tools And Consider All Legal Options

Depending on your case and your ultimate goals, going to trial may not be an approach you want to take. That's why we discuss all legal options with our clients, including plea deals and alternative sentencing options.

At the same time, we prepare every case as though we were taking it to trial. That way, if a deal proves to be unreasonable or charges are not resolved to our satisfaction, we are ready to take the fight to court.

Call Today To Discuss Your Criminal Defense Needs

Located in Manhattan, The Law Office of Aaron M. Goldsmith, PC, proudly serves clients throughout the New York metro area. For a free initial consultation about your case, call us at 212-256-9434 or fill out our online contact form.