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Cedrone & Mancano Involved in “Fat Leonard” Case

Cedrone & Mancano is involved in the infamous “Fat Leonard” case pending in U.S. District Court in San Diego. Joseph Mancano represents retired and decorated Navy Captain David Newland charged with eight other former servicemen in a case that has been called the worst corruption scandal in Navy history. One of the Washington Post articles […]

Black Hat or White Hat? Government Hacking in the Operation Pacifier Investigation Leads to Legal Chaos in Courts Throughout the Country

Attorneys and judges in Federal District Courts throughout the country are grappling with the myriad of complex legal, factual, and ethical dilemmas raised by the government’s use of a computer hacking device as part of its extraordinary “Operation Pacifier” investigation. This investigation focused on illegal activity taking place on the so-called “Dark Net” or “TOR” […]

Joseph Mancano Quoted in Daily Caller Story

On October 13, 2016, a Municipal Court judge in Ft. Lee, New Jersey issued a Criminal Complaint alleging official misconduct by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stemming from the alleged Bridgegate scandal.  Joseph Mancano was contacted by the media to offer his analysis on the sufficiency of the allegations in support of that Complaint. Mr. […]

Firm Secures Win before Third Circuit

The firm had a recent success before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in United States v. Lacey Graves (No. 13-3142) in which the Court reversed the district court’s denial of Graves’s Motion to Vacate, Set Aside, or Correct Sentence filed under 28 U.S.C. § 2255.  The issue presented concerned Graves’s entitlement to a new […]

Making Sense of the FIFA Indictment

The soccer world was rocked recently by what many lovers of “the beautiful game” thought may never come to be, a sweeping and powerful institutional assault on the corruption and graft that for decades had been fundamental to the operation of one of the most powerful sports organizations on the planet, FIFA.  FIFA (“Fédération Internationale […]

Federal Court Rebuffs Internal Revenue Service’s Efforts to Freeze Assets of Former State Senator Vincent J. Fumo

Cedrone & Mancano, LLC scored a major victory for former state Senator Vincent J. Fumo in his ongoing litigation with the Internal Revenue Service.  In the matter of Vincent J. Fumo v. United States, the Honorable Ronald L. Buckwalter of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania reversed tax, interest, and […]