An arrest for a federal offense usually comes with the potential of a serious prison sentence. In most federal cases, investigation of the arrested individual had been ongoing for months before the actual arrest. Because of the tremendous amount of evidence against the accused, it is important to hire defense attorney as soon as possible in order to properly defend against a federal crimes. In the rare case where you are told that you are being federally investigated, there is a great opportunity to hire a defense attorney to possibly reduce charges. Do not try to handle it yourself or speak to anyone without first speaking with an attorney. Michael A. Swinton, P.A. is admitted to practice law in the United States District Court Southern District of Florida. Call now so we can protect your rights.