Case Results

At The Blanch Law Firm we have over 40 years of collective experience and have been proven throughout the years; our proven track record of successfully defending our clients speaks for itself. Prior results do not guarantee future outcomes.

Our client was charged by federal prosecutors with money laundering for allegedly transferring proceeds abroad using a currency arbitrage platform. A jury found our client not guilty of money laundering after a two-year long defense.

Charge: Money Laundering

Result: Not Guilty

A major airline carrier was successfully defended by The Blanch Law Firm in a massive federal case involving air cargo price-fixing. In one of the largest criminal antitrust investigations in U.S. history, other defendants plead guilty, had executives sent to prison, and paid more than $1.7 billion in fines; our client plead not guilty and was successfully defended.

Charge: Antitrust Price-Fixing

Facing: 19 executives have been charged with wrongdoing – four have gone to prison – and 21 airlines have coughed up more than $1.7 billion in fines.

Result: No criminal charges filed against our client.

Attorney Ryan Blanch of The Blanch Law Firm recently obtained his client’s release and dismissal of the case against him/her (identity privileged and confidential) in an alleged multi-national stolen car ring involving king pens in the Middle East, Africa and the United States. The government was accusing the defendant of involvement in a conspiracy to export stolen vehicles out of the country.

“My client was innocent of this crime. Justice was done today” said Mr. Blanch of the dismissal.

Charge: International Export Crime

Result: Release & Dismissal

Our client was accused of money laundering by the United States Attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York in Manhattan. We defended the white collar criminal charges over the course of 2 1/2 years. The department of justice via the Federal Bureau of Investigation—FBI—had been investigating our client for alleged money laundering via a Russian bank having offices in New York. The government had seized our client’s computers, monitored his online correspondence with alleged co-conspirators and arrested two of them who they turned into cooperating witnesses to testify as to our client’s role in a series of bank and ATM fraud transactions that the federal prosecutors labeled an international conspiracy to launder stolen bank funds to Russia.

Our criminal law specialists, headed by the firm’s managing partner, Ryan Blanch, fought the charges for nearly three years. After rejecting several plea offers, the client chose to go to trial to assert his innocence. After a lengthy trial the jury deliberated and then announced their verdict: “Not Guilty.”

Charge: Federal Criminal Money Laundering

Result: Not guilty

Our client was being charged with attempted murder of a Queens police officer. Under the terms of his plea deal, our client was committed to a state mental health facility. A court-mandated psychologist determined that Davy was suffering from paranoid delusions and was not criminally responsible for his actions by reason of mental defect.

Charge: Attempted murder of a police officer

Facing: 25 years to life in prison

Result: Insanity defense, no jail time.

Our client was an officer at a Fortune 500 medical supply company. Our client was under investigation for issuing and receiving kickbacks as payment for securing contracts to equip medical facilities overseas. Because of the efforts of the attorneys at The Blanch Law Firm, no arrest, or indictment was made and the investigation was closed.

Our client was accused of embezzling an amount that was valued at over $50,000.00 but less than $1 million dollars from their employer. After the attorneys for the Government finished with a meeting with the attorneys at The Blanch Law Firm, they personally apologized to our client and all criminal charges were dropped.

Charge: Embezzling more than $50,000 from the accused’s employer.

Facing: Up to 15 years in prison.

Result: All criminal charges dismissed (+ apology from the prosecution.)

Our client was accused of 6 separate counts of criminal forgery and 6 separate counts of larceny. If they were convicted at trial they would have been sentenced to a prison term that could have been over 30 years. The Blanch Law Firm was able to secure a dismissal of all charges against the client, protecting their rights and restoring their freedom.

Charge: 6 counts of criminal forgery and 6 counts of larceny.

Facing: Over 30 years in prison.

Result: All charges dismissed.

Our client was charged with a B level felony for the sale of cocaine. If they were convicted they could face up to 25 years in jail. Furthermore, they worked in the finance industry and needed to keep their record pristine because of licensing issues related to their profession. The attorneys at The Blanch Law Firm were able to secure an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal (ACD) for their client. This allowed the client to continue their career in finance because their criminal record was wiped clean.

Charge: Sale of cocaine (B felony)

Facing: Up to 25 years in prison

Result: ACD/charges dismissed; criminal record wiped clean.

Our client was charged with robbery in the 1st degree and faced a mandatory prison sentence because they had a prior criminal record. The attorneys at The Blanch Law Firm were able to get all charges against our client dismissed and they walked out of the courthouse a free man.

Charge: Robbery in the First Degree

Facing: Mandatory prison sentence (prior criminal record).

Result: Charges dismissed.

21 defendants were charged in a criminal conspiracy case involving conspiracy, money laundering and human trafficking. Our client’s case was dismissed.

Charge: Conspiracy, Money Laundering, & Human Trafficking

Result: Case dismissed

Our client was indicted as part of an investigation into an international drug ring. Our client was accused of taking part in a conspiracy to smuggle massive amounts of cocaine into JFK airport in New York City and distribute the drugs throughout the area. The Blanch Law Firm was able to challenge the evidence and weaken the Federal Government’s case to the point where they offered our client a plea deal that would result in a period of probation, but no jail time.

Charge: Conspiracy involving international drug ring.

Facing: Facing: Over 15 years in prison.

Result: No criminal charges filed.