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Under federal law, the statute of limitations for bank robbery is five years. After this time has passed, those involved in such crimes cannot be tried at the federal level, though additional state laws may result in cha... More »

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A statute of limitations is a law that sets a deadline charging someone with committing a crime for filing suit after an injury has been suffered.The statute of limitations deadlines vary depending on the jurisdiction an... More »

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The statute of limitations for a felony in California varies by sentencing guidelines. LegalTips.org states that if a defendant is facing eight or more years of prison time, there is a six-year statute of limitations. If... More »

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According to U.S. federal law the statute of limitations for credit card fraud is five years. After this time period it is impossible for the government to prosecute a credit card fraud offense. More »

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Many types of federal fraud cases carry a statute of limitations of five years, but some specific instances differ. According to the Pillsbury law firm, 28 U.S.C. Section 2462 limits the time within which an “action, sui... More »

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The most commonly cited initiation tactic for the "Bloods" gang is called "the car bump tactic," wherein an initiate bumps a car in order to get the driver to stop, opening up the opportunity for a robbery. Another possi... More »

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