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Joshua Lowther’s Legal Cases

9 total

  • In re: J.C. [federal investigation]:

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Dec 16, 2013
    Outcome:
    We convinced the government not to prosecute.
    Description:
    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation-Office of Inspector General investigated our client, a federal employee, for bank fraud and perjury based on the client's obtaining over $600,000 in mortgage loans by allegedly submitting multiple materially false loan applications to several FDIC-insured financial institutions and allegedly testifying falsely before a federal grand jury.
  • In re: K.J. [federal investigation]:

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Mar 07, 2014
    Outcome:
    We convinced the government not to prosecute.
    Description:
    The US Secret Service investigated our client for wire fraud, theft, and embezzlement based on the client's allegedly diverting over $100,000 from a bank account of a company by which the client formerly was employed to the client's personal bank account.
  • United States v. R.M., et al.

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Sep 30, 2011
    Outcome:
    Although the other defendants were sentenced to imprisonment ranging from 13 to 133 months with restitution, we convinced the court to sentence our client to 3 years of probation and no restitution.
    Description:
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation and United States Department of Health and Human Services-Office of Inspector General investigated our client for health care fraud based on the client's allegedly submitting over $7 million in false claims to Medicare for payment. The government indicted our client on multiple felony offenses, including conspiracy to commit health care fraud, health care fraud, aggravated identity theft, and false statements. On the first day of trial, after the jury was selected, we convinced the government to enter into an agreement by which our client would plead guilty to a Class B misdemeanor offense with a guaranteed sentence of probation.
  • United States v. C.S.

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Feb 05, 2014
    Outcome:
    3 years of probation
    Description:
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation initiated an investigation against our client, a member of the activist collective Anonymous, for computer fraud based on the client's allegedly participating in a distributed denial of service ("DDOS") attack on a corporate website as a part of Operation Wisconsin or "#OpWisconsin," purportedly causing over $1 million in damages. Prior to the government's indicting our client, we convinced the federal prosecutors to enter into an agreement by which our client would enter a plea of guilty to a Class A misdemeanor with an affirmative recommendation for a sentence of probation.
  • United States v. N.B.

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Jan 22, 2014
    Outcome:
    5 years of probation
    Description:
    The Social Security Administration-Office of Inspector General investigated our client for allegedly taking over $100,000 from the SSA to which the client was not entitled. The government indictment our client on multiple felony offenses, including wire fraud, failure to report an event affecting SSA benefits, and false statements. We entered into an agreement with the government by which our client would plead guilty to one count of the indictment with an affirmative recommendation for probation.
  • United States v. M.T.

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Mar 07, 2014
    Outcome:
    Although our client's advisory sentencing guidelines range was 57-71 months, we convinced the district court to impose 24 months of imprisonment with a recommendation that the client immediately be placed in community confinement.
    Description:
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations initiated an investigation against our client for the client's alleged distribution of child pornography. The government indicted our client on one count of distribution of child pornography, which is punishable by a mandatory minimum penalty of five years of imprisonment. We convinced the government to enter into an agreement by which our client would plead guilty to the lesser offense of possession of child pornography, which has no mandatory minimum penalty, and reserved the right to argue for a sentence that did not include a term of imprisonment.
  • United States v. J.W.

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Dec 03, 2014
    Outcome:
    5 years of probation
    Description:
    The FBI and IRS-CI investigated our client, a bank employee, for bank fraud based on the client's allegedly conspiring to cash over $138,000.00 in US Treasury checks issued as a result of a separate tax refund fraud conspiracy. Although the client's co-conspirator was convicted of a felony and sentenced to 18 months of imprisonment, we convinced the Government to enter into a plea agreement by which our client would plead guilty to a Class A misdemeanor offense and not oppose our request for a probated sentence. We convinced the US Probation Officer to join our recommendation prior to sentencing.
  • United States v. J.A., et al.

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Dec 08, 2014
    Outcome:
    3 years of probation
    Description:
    The FDIC-OIG, HUD-OIG, and FHFA-OIG investigated our client, a real-estate broker, for mail fraud, wire fraud, and bank fraud based on the client's allegedly conspiring to obtain $1.7 million in fraudulent mortgage loans by submitting multiple materially false loan applications for several FDIC-insured financial institutions. Notwithstanding the overwhelming evidence against our client, we convinced the Government to enter into an agreement by which the client pled guilty to one Class D felony. We then convinced the District Court to sentence our client to a term of probation.
  • United States v. F.A.P., et al.

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Jan 14, 2015
    Outcome:
    Dismissed
    Description:
    The FBI investigated—and the Government indicted—our client for aiding and abetting another person's traveling in interstate commerce with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor. After our conducting our own thorough investigation of the case, we convinced the Government to dismiss the charges two weeks before trial.