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It's certainly possible that law enforcement could look at a business's entire list of transactions and seek to charge additional people with a crime. However, the fact that an individual engaged in business with a business that engaged in both lawful and unlawful business may not be sufficient to charge an individual with a crime and, even if it is sufficient to charge, it may not be sufficient to convict an individual.Realistically, for the most part, if an individual has done nothing wrong, he shouldn't typically worry about being charged with a crime based on mere affiliation with a busines sthat engaged in criminal conduct. The state typically realizes that such organizations often engage in legitimate business as well. However, if an individual does happen to be contacted by law enforcement and is being investigated for criminal conduct, it's essential that he retain an attorney for any discussions with law enforcement, as even innocent people can make compromising statements.
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I've been licensed to practice in Florida for what is approaching two years, engaging in my own general practice. I am extremely familiar with criminal law, among other issues.Law enforcement officers don't typically go back digging through a business's records to get people when the only evidence available with which to prosecute those individuals is the fact that the individual engaged in some form of business transaction with another party. This is especially true when the business engages in legitimate business activities as well. That's a little overzealous and it's more likely than not to result in a waste of law enforcement and prosecutorial resources (which can be pretty meager at times). I haven't personally heard of that occurring. However, it is possible.
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