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Stephen Moulton draws on his experience as a former federal prosecutor to knowingly guide clients through complex, high-stakes investigations prompted by government enforcement actions. He represents clients facing federal criminal and civil enforcement proceedings and conducts internal investigations aimed at identifying and mitigating issues before they grow.

In a first-of-its-kind prosecution, federal prosecutors have charged two healthcare executives with unlawfully distributing controlled substances, such as Adderall, through a telehealth website.   These charges demonstrate the Department of Justice’s intensified focus on enforcing federal controlled substances laws in the rapidly evolving digital health landscape.

The government bases the bulk of its controlled substances charges

In the latest example of the Roberts court reining in the government’s use of broadly worded criminal statutes, on June 26, 2024, the Supreme Court ruled in United States v. Snyder that the federal bribery statute does not extend to after-the-fact gifts and gratuities. The Court held that 18 U.S.C. § 666 requires a corrupt