Goldstein Law Group - In The Media
Inland Empire Weekly - 2008 - "Scape Vote"
Attorney Michael A. Goldstein represented the own of Young Political Majors (YPM) who was charged with two felony counts of voter-registration fraud and two felony counts of perjury. Mr. Goldstein negotiated a plea deal where all felony charges were dismissed and his client avoided jail time. Our client pled guilty to a single misdemeanor count and was sentenced to just 30 days of community service and three years informal probation.
Express Release - "GOP Organization Head Arrested for Registration Fraud"
Brad Blog - "Head of GOP Firm Pleads Guilty to Voter Registration Fraud"
Vanity Fair Magazine - 2010 - "The Suspects Wore Louboutins"
Mr. Goldstein's client is allegedly involved in the most audacious burglary gang in recent Hollywood history–accused of stealing more than $3 million in clothing and jewelry from Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, and other stars–appears to be a bunch of club-hopping Valley kids, motivated by vanity and celebrity-worship.
TMZ.com - 2009 - "Johnny Dangerous - I'm No Snitch"
Mr. Goldstein's client is suspected of being part of the "Burglar Bunch", a group of individuals who allegedly broke into celebrity residences. In addition to his alleged connection to the group, our client is facing six counts possession for sale of a controlled substance and several firearm charges.
E! Online - 2009 - "Burglar Bunch's Alleged Ringleader Won't Fess Up Just Yet"
The Burglar Bunch is accused of ripping off celebrities Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, Rachel Bilson, Orlando Bloom, Megan Fox and others. Michael Goldstein's client is facing multiple felony charges and is being held on $400,000 bail. In this article, Michael defends his client against his alleged role in the burglaries.
Los Angeles Times - 2009 - "Luxury Items Seized in 'Bling Ring' Probe"
An LAPD search warrant shows that diamonds and jewelry believed stolen from celebrities were found in suspects' homes. Police recovered items believed to belong to Paris Hilton and actor Brian Austin Green. The affidavit names five alleged members of the Burglar Bunch, including Mr. Goldstein's client.
CBS News.com - "Nicky Hilton's Hollywood Hills Home Burglarized"
Los Angeles Times - "Plea Deals In Works For defendants In Bling Ring Burglary Case"
Los Angeles Times - "Drug Dealer In 'Bling Ring' Burglary Case Pleads No Contest"
Los Angeles Times - "Bling Ring Confession Helped Break Celebrity Burglary Case"
Los Angeles Times - "Calabasas T.V. Star Pleads Guilty in Bling Ring Burglary Case"
Los Angeles Times - "Bling Ring Burglary Member Released From County Jail"
Fox News.com - "Justice Department Announces $45 Million Multi-Ton Drug Bust Targeting Mexican Organization"
Drug Enforcement Administration News Release - 2007 - "Sandbagged! DEA Case Nets 400 Arrest, $45 Million and 18 Tons of Drugs"
Michael's client is part of this multi-defendant drug trafficking case. The DEA conducted a long-term investigation into an alleged Mexican drug trafficking organization and it's U.S. based distribution cells. More than 400 individuals were arrested nationwide.