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Patrick Mincey

Criminal Defense Attorney, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP
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Patrick Mincey is a trial lawyer in Wilmington, N.C., where he founded the criminal defense group at Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP. His criminal practice ranges from representing individuals and corporate clients who are targets,  

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Dec 15, 2015

Government’s Adoption Of Big Data Analysis Yields Fruit

This summer, federal authorities arrested nearly 250 people in a massive bust of alleged Medicare fraud.  The government contends the fraud totaled more than $700 million, and came on the heels o ...

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Dec 1, 2015

Government Pursuit Of Health Care Fraud

I have recently written about the Department of Justice’s release of a Sep. 9, 2015, memorandum on Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing, a publication from the government that has ...

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Nov 15, 2015

Proposed Federal Criminal Regulation Of Drone Operation

Virtually overnight, drone law has emerged as a new practice area, and I am increasingly engaged by individual entrepreneurs and businesses with a vast range of legal issues concerning drones. Legal q ...

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Nov 1, 2015

Guidance For Companies Victimized By Cybercrime

In October, the Ponemon Institute estimated the average annual cost of cybercrime for large U.S. companies to be $15.4 million. That figure is up 19 percent from last year and up 82 percent from the i ...

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Oct 15, 2015

Corporate Liability Considerations: An Active Shooter In The Workplace

Late last year, the FBI released its long-anticipated study of active shooter incidents. The first-of its-kind study looked at incidents that occurred between 2000 and 2013, and contains concrete data ...

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Oct 1, 2015

The Justice Department To Corporate Executives: We’re Coming After You

In early September, after years of outcry that it has placated corporate executives engaged in criminal activity, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it is formally prioritizing t ...

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Oct 1, 2015

The Justice Department To Corporate Executives: We’re Coming After You

In early September, after years of outcry that it has placated corporate executives engaged in criminal activity, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it is formally prioritizing t ...

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Sep 15, 2015

Deferred Prosecution Agreements, Part 3: More Potential Collateral Consequences

In my last few articles, I’ve been reviewing the concept of the deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) which has become a standard tool of the U.S. Department of Justice in dealing with white coll ...

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Sep 1, 2015

Deferred Prosecution Agreements, Part 2: Potential Collateral Consequences

In my last Insights, I introduced the concept of the deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) which has become a standard tool of the U.S. Department of Justice in dealing with white collar crime. A DPA i ...

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Aug 15, 2015

Deferred Prosecution Agreements And Non-Prosecution Agreements

Over the past decade, two novel approaches to resolving corporate criminal investigations have developed: the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) and Non-Prosecution Agreement (NPA).  The next f ...

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Aug 1, 2015

Practical Guidelines For Management To Anticipate A Fraud Investigation

In this article, I’m going to focus on some general strategies for companies dealing with law enforcement investigations into corporate fraud. Compliance programs require both foresight and dili ...

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Jul 15, 2015

Cybersecurity Vigilance In The Boardroom

Businesses of all sizes in every industry are bombarded with increasing numbers of articles, proposed standards, and advice on what companies should be doing to protect their own informational assets ...

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Jul 1, 2015

Preparing For The New Generation Of Whistleblowers

Whistleblower or qui tam statutes exist to shield employees who report their employers’ violations of civil and criminal laws. Following the global financial crisis, Congress has sought to comba ...

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