Publicized Cases & Interviews

Marina Medvin to Forbes: Julian Assange Can Expect The Full 5 Years In An American Jail—Here’s Why

Published on Apr 12, 2019 on Forbes.com. Julian Assange Can Expect The Full 5 Years In An American Jail—Here’s Why Thomas Brewster Julian Assange is facing extradition to the U.S., where lawyers predict he’ll be dealt with harshly.Jack Taylor/Getty Images Julian Assange should be prepared not only to be extradited but also to receive the […]

Interview With Marina Medvin: Outsourcing Police Investigations to Google Risks Privacy and Justice

Outsourcing Police Investigations to Google Risks Privacy and Justice Simon Chandler’s Interview with Marina Medvin | Published January 22, 2019 …. While the evidence suggests that reverse search warrants are becoming more common, legal experts say it’s not clear whether their use will affect the reliability of arrests and convictions, and there’s certainly a chance […]

Marina Medvin Writing for Forbes: Your Vehicle Black Box: A ‘Witness’ Against You In Court

Your Vehicle Black Box: A ‘Witness’ Against You In Court By Marina Medvin Odds are your vehicle is equipped with an Event Data Recorder, also known as a vehicle black box. And, your local police department is now fully equipped to retrieve and analyze the black box data and use it against you in court. As of May 2018, almost […]

Marina Medvin Writing for Forbes: How DNA Evidence Imprisons The Innocent

Framed By Your Own Cells: How DNA Evidence Imprisons The Innocent by Marina Medvin, reproduced as published in Forbes Tiny amounts of touch-transferred DNA have placed people at locations they had never visited and implicated people for crimes they did not commit. | Getty Images Modern technologies can now detect and analyze DNA from samples comprised […]

WikiLeaks Source Hacking Conspiracy Targeting Senior U.S. Officials, Unauthorized Access to Government Computer Systems & Online Accounts Sentenced to 5 Years

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A 22-year-old young man prosecuted under the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for conspiring via private chats and Twitter to gain unauthorized access to United States government computer systems and online accounts belonging to several United States government […]

Forbes Interview with Attorney Marina Medvin – “Feds Want 15 Full Google, Microsoft And Yahoo Email Accounts — Judge Says No Way”

This article is reposted from FORBES in the same manner as it appears on their site. JUL 18, 2017 @ 08:25 AM Feds Want 15 Full Google, Microsoft And Yahoo Email Accounts — Judge Says No Way Some judges really do stand up for individuals’ online privacy. In Alabama, a court just rejected a government […]

Murder 1 REDUCED to Murder 2. Jury Trial resulted in 11 Year Jail sentence for Woman who called Police and said “I shot my husband.”

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: VA Code 18.2-32 Murder 1 indictment (penalty of 20 to life) for woman who called the Police and said that she shot and killed her husband was REDUCED to Murder 2 (penalty of 5 to 40 years) after defense attorney’s motions to suppress evidence were heard. Subsequent Jury […]

Forbes Interview with Attorney Marina Medvin: “Here’s Why Feds Are Winning The Fight To Grab iPhone Passcodes And Fingerprints”

This article is reposted from FORBES in the same manner as it appears on their site. DEC 13, 2016 @ 03:50 PM Here’s Why Feds Are Winning The Fight To Grab iPhone Passcodes And Fingerprints by: Thomas Fox-Brewster There’s mounting evidence showing the government is winning in its fight to force citizens to hand over […]

Forbes Interview with Marina Medvin: “Cops Could Force Unlock Androids By Demanding Owner Says ‘OK Google'”

This article is reposted from FORBES in the same manner as it appears on their site. NOV 2, 2016 @ 10:30 AM Cops Could Force Unlock Androids By Demanding Owner Says ‘OK Google’ by: Thomas Fox-Brewster With its Pixel smartphone, Google has decided to turn on a smart, seemingly-innocuous feature by default: unlocking via voice. […]

Forbes Interview with Marina Medvin: “Feds Walk Into A Building. Demand Everyone’s Fingerprints To Open Phones”

This article is reposted from FORBES in the same manner as it appears on their site. OCT 16, 2016 @ 12:30 PM Feds Walk Into A Building. Demand Everyone’s Fingerprints To Open Phones by: Thomas Fox-Brewster In what’s believed to be an unprecedented attempt to bypass the security of Apple iPhones, or any smartphone that […]

Forbes Interview with Marina Medvin: “LAPD Warrant Lets Cops Open Apple iPhone With Owner’s Fingerprints”

This article is reposted from FORBES in the same manner as it appears on their site. MAR 31, 2016 @ 06:00 AM 11,398 VIEWS LAPD Warrant Lets Cops Open Apple iPhone With Owner’s Fingerprints By: Thomas Fox-Brewster “I cover crime, privacy and security in digital and physical forms.” As CEO Tim Cook and the FBI […]

Forbes Interview with Marina Medvin: “FBI Can Use Dead Suspects’ Fingerprints To Open iPhones — It Might Be Cops’ Best Bet”

This article is reposted from FORBES in the same manner as it appears on their site. FEB 18, 2016 @ 09:40 AM 178,647 VIEWS FBI Can Use Dead Suspects’ Fingerprints To Open iPhones — It Might Be Cops’ Best Bet By: Thomas Fox-Brewster ,FORBES STAFF “I cover crime, privacy and security in digital and physical […]

Huffington Post Interview with Marina Medvin: “Teens Who Take Nude Photos Of Themselves Can Still Be Treated As Sex Offenders”

The falling story appeared in the Huffington Post and is presented as it appears on their web site: Teens Who Take Nude Photos Of Themselves Can Still Be Treated As Sex Offenders In many states, they don’t have to share the photo to break the law. 09/09/2015 05:15 pm ET | Updated Sep 09, 2015 […]

Presidential Candidate’s Accusations of Felony Burglary, Grand Larceny and Felony Drug Possession Charges for a Maximum of 50 Years in Prison were REDUCED to Misdemeanors with 3 Months in Jail

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A former employee of a presidential candidate was accused by the employer of Breaking and Entering at Night to Commit Larceny, Felony Grand Larceny, and Felony Drug Possession of a Schedule II narcotic. These charges amounted to a maximum of 50 years of imprisonment. Each of the three […]

Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud, Federal Contractor Fraud Case, Sentenced BELOW Guidelines

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN THE ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA FEDERAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA: Plea deal – reducing 11 white collar Federal contractor fraud conspiracy changes down to 1 for Federal Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud under 18 U.S.C. § 1343 and 18 U.S.C. § 1349 with a maximum […]

ANONYMOUS DDoS Attack Felony DISMISSED, No Jail Time Ordered on Misdemeanor Charge of Conspiracy to Intentionally Cause Damage to a Protected Computer

MEDVIN LAW PLC principal attorney Marina Medvin represented a member of the Anonymous online activist “hactivist” group that was indicted for Felony Conspiracy charges for participation in the DDoS attacks termed as “Operation Payback.” This case has been ongoing since 2010 and has only begun to conclude in 2015. 13 individual Anonymous members were charged […]

Federal White Collar Fraud Conspiracy in Alexandria Virginia Results in 60 Days to Serve

ALEXANDRIA FEDERAL WHITE COLLAR DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT for the UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Business manager charged for Federal Conspiracy to Commit Immigration Document Fraud under 18 USC 371 and 18 USC 1546 (a Class D Felony with a maximum penalty of 5 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, […]

FBI 10 Most Wanted Tobechi Onwuhara will serve Fewer than 5 Years for Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud, Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering & Computer Fraud in Alexandria Virginia

Attorney’s Case Result for the Federal Courthouse in Alexandria in the UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Client Tobechi Onwuhara was placed on the FBI 10 Most Wanted List for Cyber Crime for a number of years. He was indicted for 14 various Federal felonies. After a reduction of […]

NOT GUILTY of Impersonating Police Officer, No Jail Time for Brandishing Firearm in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Trial for Impersonating Law Enforcement Officer, Brandishing a Firearm (VA Code 18.2-282), and Driving on a Suspended License, resulted in a NOT GUILTY finding for the Impersonating Law Enforcement charge and the Driving on Suspended charge, and no active jail time for the brandishing charge, accompanied by forfeiture […]

Hit and Run w/ Injuries to Pedestrians BOND Granted

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: A client held without bond on a high-profile case in Fairfax for a Hit and Run with injuries to persons, DUI, and Refusal, after striking multiple pedestrians, was granted a $10,000 bond after Defense motion and strong opposition by the government at the hearing. Read more about bond motions law: Bond Motions and […]

High-Profile Federal Wire Fraud & Money Laundering Conspiracy Case in Alexandria Sentenced BELOW Guidelines

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Client was charged with Federal Wire Fraud (18 USC 1343) and Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering (18 USC 1956), which carried a sentencing guidelines range of 41 to 51 months of incarceration. The United States Attorney argued for 48 months of incarceration. The final judgement resulted in a sentence of only 18 months […]

All Charges Dismissed in Commonwealth v. Court – Facing a Life Sentence for Arson | Fairfax Virginia

MEDVIN LAW PRESS RELEASE February 25, 2011 Facing a life sentence – All Charges Dismissed in Commonwealth v. Court FAIRFAX, VA: On February 2, 2011, The Honorable Donald P. McDonough, the Chief Judge of the Fairfax County General District Court, presided over the Preliminary Hearing of the government’s evidence against Kevin Court. Mr. Court was […]

TheTruthAboutGuns.com Interview with Marina Medvin: Self Defense and the Defense of Others?

Article appearing in TheTruthAboutGuns.com on 11/16/11 Ask Foghorn Asks Marina Medvin: Self Defense and the Defense of Others? Posted on November 16, 2011 by Nick Leghorn KYgunner writes: I’ve done a lot of research into self defense situations and making sure that, God forbid, if I ever end up in a situation where SHTF, I […]