White Collar Crime

Under investigation for a corporate crime?

"White collar crime" is a term used to describe a criminal offense which occurs or is committed in a business environment. The majority of white collar crimes are non-violent theft crimes and involve theft by deception, or fraud. Managers, accountants, brokers and CEOs are the type of people that are often charged with white collar offenses, hence the term "white collar" to describe the crimes. White collar criminal cases are often highly complex and may be technical. Therefore, a criminal defense lawyer must be experienced specifically in these types of cases in order to provide the most effective representation.

Types of Offenses

White collar crime can include:

What can I do to avoid penalties?

No matter the specific white collar crime charges that you are facing, you will need a defense lawyer to protect your rights and help you avoid the negative consequences of a conviction. These may include imprisonment, heavy fines, restitution to the victim or victims, probation, the loss of professional licenses, and more. Your reputation may forever be ruined and you may have problems finding employment or carrying out future business ventures.

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