We are preparing to try a federal case in Orlando that involves the entrapment defense. Of course, the essence of an entrapment defense is to show government inducement and lack of predisposition of the client. In evaluating such a defense, it is important to consider the role of an expert, as expert testimony may be […]
Each year Tampa Magazine asks local attorneys to nominate their peers to a Top Lawyer list, in an effort to determine who the best in the field is. Attorney Todd Foster was voted #1 in White Collar Criminal Law by his peers in the 2017 Tampa Top Lawyers poll published in Tampa Magazine.
“I am proud to have worked with great lawyers from Ropes and Gray in Boston, in achieving this extremely just but hard earned result. Four week alleged organized crime trial involving FBI Title III intercepts, cooperating witnesses, recorded prison calls, financial analyses, etc.” – Attorney Todd Foster “Not Guilty Verdict In Wynn Casino Land Trial […]
Join us as we review an interview during which former FBI Special Agent and current Tampa Bay attorney Todd Foster discusses the NFL’s Ray Rice investigation with Jack, Tedd and Corey on 970 WGLA’s AM Tampa Bay. During the interview, Mr. Foster explained that no immediate change would be noticeable in the NFL former FBI […]
A new strategy for prosecuting white-collar crimes was unveiled by the US DOJ on Wednesday. The DOJ had previously made it their priority to target corporations in order to generate greater financial recoveries. The new policy directs that individuals, rather than their corporate employers, be charged. Further, to avoid or mitigate its own liability, any […]
MIAMI (AP) – A judge declared a mistrial Friday in the case of a businessman charged with operating a $300 million vacation rental fraud scheme. U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez made the ruling after jurors deadlocked on their fourth day of deliberations in the case of Fred Davis “Dave” Clark Jr., the former president […]
DC News FOX 5 DC WTTGCharges have been dropped against Pinellas County attorney Robert Tankel. In June 2014, Tankel, an attorney with more than three decade experience as an attorney, was arrested, accused of inappropriately touching a child at a Big Brothers Big Sisters outing. According to a letter originating from the state attorney’s office, […]
A Dunedin attorney charged with lewd and lascivious molestation won’t be going to trial as prosecutors have opted not to pursue the case. Robert Tankel, 57, was accused last year of inappropriately touching the child on two separate outings to baseball games with the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. Tankel’s lawyer called the charges […]