Case Conclusion Date: 09.05.2013
Practice Area: Federal Crime
Outcome: Potential sentence of 30+ years to life. Mr. Balogun was sentenced to 108 months in prison with potential credit of 63 months. Preliminary calculations indicate that he will serve less than 29 months.
Description: Our Client was characterized as the leader of an International Heroin Drug Conspiracy extending throughout South East Asia, Africa, Europe, Central America and U.S.A. The organization was said to be 1 of the world's largest heroin networks. Court documents state that the network extended from Thailand to Chicago. He was extradited from Holland(Netherlands) and was facing 30+ years to life in prison on a multi-defendant, multi-count U.S. Indictment. I was interviewed by the local and international press about this case. My comments were published internationally by the Associated Press (AP).