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Breaking News: Justice Department Announces $13 Billion Settlement With JPMorgan

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If you and I committed all these acts of mortgage fraud we’d be indicted by the feds, criminally prosecuted and forced to defend against a frightening conviction and federal prison — but if you’re JP Morgan and you pony up $13 billion, you can buy your way out of a criminal indictment.

That’s your US Dept of Justice, and you don’t have to be a Florida criminal defense lawyer or federal criminal attorney like me to see how this proves the old tag lines, “justice for sale” or “innocent until proven broke.”

You can read the full New York Times article and check out the hypocrisy for yourself:

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/11/19/13-billion-settlement-with-jpmorgan-is-announced/

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John M. Castellano is a Fort Lauderdale criminal defense attorney who has helped thousands of clients throughout Florida. While building a reputation as a premiere Fort Lauderdale DUI attorney, Mr. Castellano has worked tirelessly to develop strategies to best protect the rights of those arrested for DUI in Broward, Dade and West Palm. However, Mr. Castellano is not just a drunk driving lawyer. He has been a successful domestic violence attorney, drug trafficking attorney, as well as all other Felony and Misdemeanor cases.

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