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Case Results

  • All Charges Dropped
    Aggravated Assault Arrest
    Our client retired from a career in law enforcement and moved to Florida to reconnect with other retired friends enjoying Central Florida. In mid-December, two people tried to rob him in his own home. Shots were fired and police responded to our ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Child Abuse and Domestic Battery
    We assisted a client who has been embroiled in a contested family law matter for several years. The client’s former spouse caused the client’s arrest for aggravated child abuse and domestic battery. After his arrest, a judge ordered him to have no ...
  • Successfully Completed
    Complex State Income Tax Audit
    We recently completed the representation of a husband and wife who were under audit by the California taxing authorities. The audit was complex because it involved state income tax that was tied to conversion and recharacterization of retirement ...
  • No Charges Filed
    Cybercrime Investigation
    Earlier this year, we were retained after our client learned federal and state law enforcement authorities, specializing in cybercrime, were investigating the client for illegally accessing a protected network. While no formal charges had been filed ...
  • Avoided an $11 Million Judgement
    Disgorgement of Income
    Our client received an 89-page complaint filed in U.S. District Court in which the Department of Justice sought to prohibit the client from owning a tax preparation business and preparing any tax returns for others. The government was also seeking ...
  • Charge Dropped
    Domestic Violence
    We were recently able to assist a client arrested on two separate cases for Domestic Violence. After his arrest, the Judge ordered him to not have any contact with his girlfriend and he was not permitted to return to his own home. As soon as this ...
  • Case Dismissed
    DUI
    This client was arrested in January 2015 for DUI. No citation or formal information charging the client with DUI was filed until October 2016. The State is required by law to file formal charges within the 90-day speedy trial period and at the time ...
  • Not Guilty
    Federal Drug Charges
    My client was arrested by federal authorities and charged with conspiracy to import heroin and conspiracy to possess heroin with intent to distribute. The client was one of many defendants named in the indictment. During the course of the case, all ...
  • Case Dismissed
    Federal Indictment for Hacking
    While driving home late on a Wednesday evening, we received a phone call from someone who discovered a federal grand jury had indicted him for hacking. A warrant for his arrest had been issued and the FBI would start looking for him Thursday morning. ...
  • No Finding of Guilt
    Federal White-Collar Crimes
    Attorney Vincent A. Citro was retained as an expert in a Florida Bar proceeding against a lawyer, who The Florida Bar (“Bar”) accused of committing federal white-collar crimes and violating professional ethics rules. If the referee, in this case a ...
  • Recovered Funds
    Financial Recovery for a Crime Victim
    Our client is a successful professional who fell victim to a spoofed e-mail that was sent during a real estate closing. The fraudster had opened an account in a branch of a large national bank and compromised the server a real estate professional ...
  • All Charges Dropped
    Firing a Deadly Missile and Battery
    Our client and several of his friends were enjoying the July 4 th holiday when a stranger approached them and started a fight. Although the stranger was the aggressor, our client convinced his friends to drive away. Within one hour, a local sheriff’s ...
  • No Jail Time
    First-degree Murder Trial
    Mark Horwitz represented a woman charged with first-degree murder of her husband. The defense was based upon the battered spouse syndrome. The trial lasted over a week and resulted in a hung jury. After the State was unsuccessful in obtaining a ...
  • No Jail Time
    Healthcare Fraud
    The Law Offices of Horwitz & Citro, P.A, recently represented a licensed medical professional who federal authorities charged, along with several others, in U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division, with conspiracy to commit ...
  • Deferred Prosecution Agreement
    Insurance Fraud
    Our client made a claim on an insurance policy for items that went missing during a move. One item was an expensive piece of jewelry. After making the claim, the client found the jewelry and immediately contacted the insurance company. The operator ...
  • No Criminal Charges
    IRS Civil Audit - Tax Fraud
    I received a phone call from an excellent CPA who I have worked with in the past. The discussion centered on the CPA’s new client who was undergoing an IRS civil audit. This CPA recognized a potential problem which could be perceived by an aggressive ...
  • Supervised Release - No Jail Time
    Mortgage Fraud
    The Law Offices of Horwitz & Citro, P.A, recently represented a client who federal authorities charged, along with several others, in U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division, with conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting a ...
  • Granted
    Motion to Dismiss
    My client was a businessman who was a consultant to a beauty supply company. Both federal and state law enforcement utilized an informant to obtain the product sold by the beauty supply company which the police contended violated laws prohibiting ...
  • No Criminal Charges
    Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program
    Recently we successfully completed the requirements for the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) for one of our clients. The client had previously lived outside the United States and had an offshore account which had not been reported to the ...
  • No Criminal Charges
    Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program
    We recently received the final closing agreement from the Internal Revenue Service formalizing the successful completion of the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) for a husband and wife who had an unreported offshore bank account. The ...
  • No Jail Time
    SEC Insider Trading Fraud Case
    Our client was charged by the Department of Justice with Securities Fraud for using insider information to purchase publicly traded stock. The client worked for a major U.S. corporation traded on the New York Stock Exchange. We conducted a defense ...
  • No Jail Time
    Securities Fraud
    My client was charged in federal court with securities fraud and conspiracy to commit securities fraud. Prior to trial the government offered a plea agreement whereby my client would have been sentenced to seven years in federal prison. This was ...
  • Charges Dismissed
    Serious Federal Criminal Case
    Recently, we successfully convinced the Department of Justice to dismiss charges against our client. Federal charges are significant, but in this case even more so as our client was a federal employee who stood to lose his job and benefits. The ...
  • Probation
    Success in Juvenile Court
    Our client was a juvenile, who suffered several traumatic events before he turned 5. Although his father made Herculean efforts to help his son deal with his past, our client continued to run afoul of the law. On the way to school, our client was ...
  • Not Guilty
    Tax Fraud
    Mark Horwitz represented a major airline company pilot charged with conspiracy to defraud the IRS and for making false statements on his U.S. income tax return. The trial lasted over a week and was prosecuted by an attorney from the Criminal Tax ...
  • Charges Dropped
    Two Counts of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm
    The Law Offices of Mark L. Horwitz recently had the honor of representing a client who was charged with a number of very serious charges. Fortunately, the ordeal ended with great results. Our client was charged with two counts of Aggravated Battery ...
  • Not Guilty
    Willful Failure to File Tax Returns
    Mark Horwitz represented the inventor and founder of a major exercise equipment company. The client was charged with several counts of willfully failing to file income tax returns. The Department of Justice sent an attorney from Washington to try the ...