Crime bosses always seem to have plenty of money. I’m trying to think of one movie or series where the crime boss ran out of money. Since he has plenty of money he always has the best lawyers. I’ve been doing this 20 years. If I’ve ever had a crime boss for a client he was too professional to let me know.
What I do know is that as soon as the Government charges you with a crime that would be an ongoing criminal enterprise, like being a drug dealer, embezzler, forger (think Catch Me If You Can) or all around crime boss, they also immediately, and sometimes before, seize or freeze all your assets. So, once that happens it is too late to pay for the best lawyers. Right when you need them finally. All the fancy cars, houses, weapons, jewelry, etc are worthless (to you, the government agents are loving it all). They are seized. And you cannot afford a lawyer to get them back for you. Continue reading