No attorney on this forum can say what the Australian judicial system has in store for your friend
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As the two other posters have indicated, it depends on where your friend is being charged--Australia or the United States? And if in the United States, is your friend being charged at the state or federal level? If your friend is being charged in Australia, an attorney on this forum is unlikely to be able to answer your question. I think you'll need to add more information to your question to get an answer.
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