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“Brutal, barbaric and truly a black eye on the entire law enforcement community," Kaplan said. "I have seen horrible videos in the past. I’ve seen that type of brutality. I have never seen a group of men acting in concert together with such brutality and in such barbaric behavior.
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“I think it is not for a lack of effort by the law enforcement community up there,” Palm Beach County attorney Stuart Kaplan said. Kaplan is also a former FBI agent once stationed in Fort Pierce.
Jan 19, 2023
Those searches in and of themselves, there's nothing wrong, meaning there's nothing illegal about that. We can all go online — maybe as strange or as confusing as it is — to search out ‘how to kill someone’ or ‘how to dispose of a body,’” said Stuart Kaplan, a former agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. “That can't be prosecuted.”
Jan 19, 2023
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Jan 13, 2023
Former FBI special agent Stuart Kaplan says the discovery of Biden classified documents is 'troubling' and 'concerning' on 'Your World.'
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"So there is the reality that even though we are many, many miles away from Russia there are other options available to those who want to do us harm," Stuart Kaplan, a former FBI special agent, and Kaplan & Sconzo Global Risk Management founder said. Kaplan has worked to study and review how to plan for global threats for decades. "We hope it never ever happens, better to be; better prepared, better informed."
Sept 23, 2022
“Until law enforcement clears the location or satisfies it as a prank, they are going to go as if it’s real,” Former FBI Special Agent Stuart Kaplan said. “That’s a very dangerous scenario for law enforcement, as well as the person on the other side of that.”
Sept 22, 2022
PBD Podcast Episode 187. In this episode, Patrick Bet-David is joined by Adam Sosnick, Ricardo Aguilar, Stuart Kaplan & Scott Perry.
Sept 13, 2022
Stuart Kaplan featured On The Record with Greta Van Susteren
Sept 5, 2022
Now, the question is, why? "Of course, you have to wonder what the motive is. There is sensitive information in the courthouse, in the judge's chambers. I would hope that over the long holiday weekend anything that is sensitive nature would have been put away or locked away," Kaplan said.
Sept 4, 2022
Kaplan says the 'wheels have fallen off' and there needs to be a regime change
Sept 1, 2022
The only time I have ever seen a special master being required or being requested is when lawyers or a law firm have been the target of the investigation," Kaplan said. "That's because going into the search, there is an inherent likelihood that the collection of evidence will be attorney-client communications
Aug 30, 2022
Former FBI Special Agent Stuart Kaplan discusses how the FBI raid on Trump was ‘politically motivated' on ‘Fox Business Tonight.’
Aug 24, 2022
Former FBI special agent and criminal defense attorney Stuart Kaplan used to lead a taint team and lead several FBI raids in his time. He joined the South Florida Morning Show to talk about the raid and the difference between a taint team and a special master.
Aug 15, 2022
Former FBI agent and now criminal defense attorney Stuart Kaplan called the threats outrageous. "The men and women throughout the 56 field offices across the United States, they're the reason why you and I can have this conversation this morning they keep us safe," he said.
Aug 13, 2022
Former FBI special agent Stuart Kaplan discusses legal questions following the FBI raid on former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence on 'Unfiltered with Dan Bongino.'
Aug 13, 2022
Early Morning Show Guest Stuart Kaplan - Officials Monitoring Threats against law enforcement
Aug 10, 2022
On Wednesday Bill spoke with former FBI Special Agent Stuart Kaplan about the Trump search, how it was approved, and the state of the FBI.
Aug 10, 2022
The FBI searched former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate Monday as part of an investigation into whether Trump took classified records from the White House to his Florida home, sources confirmed to NewsNation.
Aug 9, 2022
"I would have said to the director, Chris Wray, this is equating to pulling the pin out of a hand grenade and throwing it into an occupied room, knowing the potential for collateral damage it was going to cause," Kaplan told WPTV. Kaplan argued the FBI should show the former president the reasons for the search.
Aug 9, 2022
"It's quite shocking, quite surprising, and it's done to catch someone off guard," Kaplan said.
Aug 9, 2022
Former FBI Special Agent Stuart Kapaln Joins News Nation Early Morning Regarding Trump Raid
July 21, 2022
“That is probably the most dangerous situation for a law enforcement officer,” Kaplan said, emphasizing the deputies are focused on rescuing the hostages while also trying to protect themselves. Kaplan the deputies’ actions were textbook, doing everything they were supposed to do, starting with trying to deescalate the situation.
June 18, 2022
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June 14, 2022
South Florida defense lawyer and former FBI agent Stuart Kaplan sat down with WPTV's Michael Williams to review the video released by the Indian River County Sheriff's Office. "In my opinion, with all the cases I have been involved (in), 100%, the deputy was within his lawful right to discharge his firearm to neutralize the imminent threat to him and other deputies on the scene," Kaplan said.
June 8, 2022
"It's not unheard of. It happens more often than not," says Stuart Kaplan, attorney and former FBI agent. "When you're talking about any sworn law enforcement officer, there is a sense of disappointment because there's a sort of betrayal of confidence that the public wants to have," says Kaplan.
June 8, 2022
“This is a perfect example of the delay of the United States Marshals Service — which, by the way, is tasked exclusively with protecting federal judges,” said former FBI Special Agent Stuart Kaplan. The service, he said, is “basically in a stand-down position when they should have been called out immediately.”
May 30, 2022
“That hesitation and that waiting for additional resources ultimately probably cost these children to lose their lives,” Stuart Kaplan said.
Apr 7, 2022
Kaplan said, "So, you’re in already in the process of that transaction, you walk away in the machine, or you take a pause, or you take a step away from the machine you let that person know that you’ve identified that person. Have your phone, start dialing 911, if that person starts to advance towards you push call."
Feb 28, 2022
"You're going to be able to see whether or not at the time, at that particular date and time, were they actually utilizing their phone, meaning were they texting, or actually engaged in a call, or involved in social media," criminal defense attorney Stuart Kaplan, who is not related to the case, said.
Feb 16, 2022
“How much of a dent in the gang operation locally will these arrests honestly make?” CBS 12 News reporter Andrew Lofholm asked former FBI agent Stuart Kaplan. “Short term, I think there’s going to be somewhat of a relief. People will feel safer in these neighborhoods. I think long term part of the problem is the effect on the younger generation coming up behind these individuals that were arrested, we have to get to those younger kids,” Kaplan said.
Feb 10, 2022
Stuart Kaplan, the attorney representing the other driver says his client acted in self-defense. "I understand why the Sheriff would try to go out and try to develop new leads, but our position still is the same. That my client was within his legal right and justified to use deadly force," Kaplan said.
Feb 2, 2022
Stuart Kaplan reresenting Frank Flora
Nov 29, 2021
"I think given the gravity of the totality of the circumstances to which befell this young child, I think the police department needs to be a little more forceful, a little bit more vocal in allowing or letting the community know that there is a dangerous person living amongst us," Kaplan said.
Nov 23, 2021
“That tells me that law enforcement is still actively investigating whether perhaps other crimes may have been committed,” Kaplan said. Kaplan said he believes investigators may be looking into whether anyone helped Laundrie escape police surveillance and stay hidden.
Nov 5, 2021
Sometimes the lack of evidence is the evidence you need to prove your case," attorney Stuart Kaplan, a former FBI agent and a use-of-force specialist, said. "This idea that, because of the lack of body camera footage or recording is the reason why the state attorney's office would even decline prosecution, I find that to be almost incredulous.
Oct 29, 2021
Brian Raymond, a former CIA and State Department employee, is facing prison time after admitting to sexual assault and photographing women while they were unconscious. Attorney and former FBI agent Stuart Kaplan explains how this investigation will go.
Oct 22, 2021
Kaplan feels the FBI may have had enough evidence to charge Laundries' parents with obstruction of justice, accessory after the fact or lying to or misleading a federal agent.
Oct 5, 2021
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Retired FBI agent Stuart Kaplan told FOX 13’s Kimberly Kuizon that, despite the apparent lack of results, the massive search is not a lost effort as investigators work to zero in on something of substance. At this point, that may not be Brian Laundrie himself, but it could be something just as important.
Sep 22, 2021
Former FBI agent Stuart Kaplan explains what tactics the search crews use
Sep 21, 2021
"I just don't think local law enforcement has the manpower to keep someone in pocket, or keep someone under wraps 24 hours a day 7 days a week," Kaplan said. At the time Laundrie allegedly left for his hike last Tuesday, he was a person of interest in a missing person case, not a death investigation, Kaplan points out.
Sep 21, 2021
Stuart Kaplan believes the first step for FBI agents will be confirming that there actually is a case. “As obvious as we believe it is, we need to make sure that she did not die of natural causes,” said Kaplan, a former FBI agent who is now an attorney in Palm Beach County.
Sep 20, 2021
"I think after an autopsy, very quickly they are going to be able to determine whether or not it is a homicide," Kaplan said. Kaplan points to a key focus for FBI investigators. "Time of death, in this particular case, is critical," he said.
Sep 20, 2021
Former FBI agent Stuart Kaplan, now a South Florida attorney, talked to WPTV on Monday about the Gabby Petito case. "I think after an autopsy, very quickly they are going to be able to determine whether or not it is a homicide," Kaplan said. Kaplan points to a key focus for FBI investigators. "Time of death, in this particular case, is critical," he said.
Sep 19, 2021
Stuart Kaplan, a former FBI special agent, told NewsNationNow.com he believes the case will now be “quickly resolved or solved” because of the resources the FBI has. “That is where the FBI is at its best because of their ability to bring in resources that, quite frankly, the local and state law enforcement agencies do not have,” Kaplan said.
Sep 10, 2021
Stuart Kaplan, an attorney and former FBI agents, believes Americans are safer since 9/11 but he worries the sudden pullout of American troops from Afghanistan could be a game-changer, providing fertile ground for terrorists to once again plot attacks on the United States. “I think the abrupt pullout from Afghanistan is posing a significant threat which I see as an imminent threat to our allies abroad and here in the United States,” said Kaplan, who heads a global security and risk assessment company.
Sep 7, 2021
“The layer of security that is visible and, probably more importantly not visible, to the general public has increased exponentially since 9/11,” said former FBI agent Stuart Kaplan.
Aug 29, 2021
“There is not one size fits all,” said Stuart Kaplan, a former FBI special agent who practices criminal defense law from offices in Palm Beach Gardens and Orlando.
Jun 14, 2021
"Any and all weapons that may be in possession of that person and also prevents that person from going out and purchasing or acquiring a weapon from any other individual that would be punishable in criminal contempt," Stuart Kaplan, a defense attorney and former FBI special agent, told WPTV.
May 20, 2021
“They’re sitting there in jails and they’re going to languish for months and years until they get their day in court,” Kaplan added. “We know because history has proven that there are sitting in jail, right now, awaiting trial who haven’t committed the crime that they have been accused of.”
May 13, 2021
“The city of Miami Police Department is a large police agency, they are responsible for thousands of thousands upon pieces of property, so this is just one prime example of property that unfortunately is unaccounted for,” said Stuart Kapman, a former FBI Special Agent. Kaplan believes the likely whereabouts of the missing guns does not have a nefarious twist. “Eventually it will turn out that it’s more of an administrative internal paperwork processing, meaning failure inside administratively,” said Kaplan.
May 10, 2021
Current Attorney and former FBI agent Stuart Kaplan says what caught his eye was the lack of search warrants, subpoenas, or a grand jury in the investigation. He says it appears FDLE solely depended upon the cooperation and memory of those involved. "I say the quality of this investigation, I mean thoroughness of this investigation, is quite incomplete and should not be relied upon as a basis to determine whether or not any criminal violations were in fact committed during the Jeffrey Epstein investigation," he says.
Apr 17, 2021
Stuart Kaplan, a former FBI Agent who now works as an attorney specializing in law enforcement excessive force cases, believes the key is in training, repetition, and muscle memory. Tasers are supposed to be positioned on the non-dominant side of an officer's belt forcing an officer to reach over with their dominant hand in the even they have to use it. He suggests training officers so they only discharge the taser using their non-dominant hand. But he also believes nothing can fully stop human error and mistakes.
Apr 16, 2021
Stuart Kaplan a former FBI agent and legal analyst says while you can’t second guess the deputy’s response. There may have been alternatives to bringing the incident to a different conclusion. Sacks was cutting himself in the store and Kaplan says it was a cry for help
Apr 8, 2021
"Correctional institutions unfortunately deal with it every single day," said Stuart Kaplan, a Palm Beach County defense attorney and former FBI agent. Kaplan is not connected to this case, but has clients in the jail and is often one of their few points of contact with the outside world.
Feb 2, 2021
Former agent Stuart Kaplan knew one of the victims from working in Miami for 15 years. He explains how search warrants are meticulously planned, but can quickly take a dangerous turn. “It’s a sobering reminder that the men and women that are involved in law enforcement it can be a very dangerous job,” he said. “Dan and Laura are just optimize the degree of professionalism.”
Jan 27, 2021
"[We're] now realizing you can really influence and utilize those platforms to disseminate false information, misleading information or to invoke or incite people to carry out acts of violence," said Stuart Kaplan, a former FBI agent and Palm Beach County attorney. "There is a large contingency of individuals throughout the unites states who are willing to travel and assemble and even get to the point to invoke violence."
Jan 27, 2021
"This is a very sophisticated attempt to obviously influence, not nescesarily propaganda, but actually influence someone's vote so that they think it was cast but was never actually legally cast," Kaplan told Contact 5 in a brief phone interview. "I have to tell you, it's pretty scary. ... You take this one type of scenario, and you wonder how many of the people they [law enforcement] can properly identify."
Jan 7, 2021
"One of the obvious foreseeable contingencies was the potential for violence. And so how do we neutralize that violence? How do we neutralize that mob mentality of overtaking the Capitol?" Kaplan said. "Well, first push back the perimeter much further back, erected fences and barriers. We have what they call those jersey barriers. Those are concrete barriers. We have armored personnel.We have military type of vehicles."
Dec 27, 2020
As law enforcement agencies continue to map out the crime scene of the Nashville Christmas bombing, former FBI agent Stuart Kaplan said video surveillance will likely be what leads to a criminal arrest.
Dec 23, 2020
Stuart Kaplan, attorney: “By virtue of the fact that the United States government through the Treasury Department had to come out of pocket with six figures, I think that speaks volumes for holding these two agents accountable.”
Sep 2, 2020
“If I believe reasonable believe that [someone] is coming towards me and serious bodily injury and its imminent that he’s going to cause death, I am justified in preventing him from hurting me or killing me,” Kaplan explained.
Aug 14, 2020
“It’s a tremendous accomplishment for local law enforcement," said Kaplan. “Now with the advancement of technology, they’re able to now extract even the smallest of a DNA that may have been left behind,"
July 22, 2020
Florida defense attorney Stuart Kaplan represents three defendants whose trials are stalled. "My biggest concern is when I have cases that come down to eye witness testimony," he said. "People's memory can sometimes be changed or forgetful and so what we have been doing is we have utilized more private or investigative resources to go out and secure that kind of testimony that we think may be changed or lost."
Jan 27, 2020
“You would have to wonder, was this perhaps a test run, a trial run, to see how far he could get?” asked former FBI agent Stuart Kaplan, who’s now a private attorney in Palm Beach Gardens.
Jan 9, 2020
A Broward County man faces federal charges for allegedly making death threats against President Donald Trump in response to the killing of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani, according to court records.
Jan 8, 2020
Dec 9, 2019
Former FBI Agent Stuart Kaplan believes it was a provision that allows student immigrants with an I-94 form to purchase firearms. "Just by virtue of having that legal status here through the immigration process as an exchange student, he has the ability to purchase a firearm," Kaplan said.
Nov 19, 2019
Attorney Stuart Kaplan, who represents Whidden’s three children in the civil suit that was to go to trial Monday, said Sheriff Ric Bradshaw is angry because Rigney filed a whistleblower’s lawsuit against him. “Criminal enterprise basically means something outside a single person benefitting or contributing to the overall criminal conduct,” said former FBI agent Stuart Kaplan, who now practices criminal defense and civil law in Palm Beach Gardens.
Nov 1, 2019
Attorney Stuart Kaplan, who represents Whidden’s three children in the civil suit that was to go to trial Monday, said Sheriff Ric Bradshaw is angry because Rigney filed a whistleblower’s lawsuit against him. But, Kaplan insists, the whistleblower lawsuit infected the agency’s willingness to defend Rigney’s actions in Whidden’s death. “They were trying to get him to recant his testimony,” Kaplan said. “It was a quid pro quo to get him to play ball with them in connection with his whistleblower lawsuit.”
Oct 4, 2019
"The City of Tampa can no longer enforce that ordinance and thereby any mental health professionals practicing therapy in connection with conversion can do so lawfully," attorney Stuart Kaplan said.
Oct 1, 2019
Stuart Kaplan, Attorney: “There is no doubt these two guys should be fired. They probably should be criminally prosecuted and certainly held responsible and accountable for their actions.”
Sep 25, 2019
Israel’s attorney, Stuart Kaplan, said he was pleasantly surprised by the decision.
He said he was grateful Goodlette’s opinion stemmed from the law and not the emotions surrounding the shooting.
“His conclusions were based on the facts and on the evidence and not anything else,” Kaplan said.
Aug 22, 2019
Long Beach police say the suspect had multiple weapons, an assault rifle, tactical gear, dozens of high-capacity magazines and hundreds of rounds of ammo.
Aug 6, 2019
"Seemingly, they are by homegrown U.S. citizens and acting in a lone wolf capacity, so the alarms are sounding and our government is becoming more and more concerned because when you think about post 9/11, our focus was oversees, and we were so concerned about who was going to come into our country and attack us next, and it is seemingly ironic how the pendulum has turned and now we are more concerned about one of us turning against our own," said Stuart Kaplan, former FBI agent.
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