Most white collar crimes are nonviolent offenses committed for financial gain. These crimes include such charges as money laundering, identity theft, and credit card fraud, among others. Many white collar crimes involve fraud. Fraud is defined as deliberately deceiving a person or entity in order to accrue an unlawful gain or avoid a loss at the expense of that person or entity. The experienced attorneys at Phillips, Worthington, & Allen, P.A. handle a variety of white collar cases, including:
In addition to a criminal charge, you may also be subject to a civil lawsuit if you are convicted of a white collar crime. White collar crimes are subject to thorough investigation and aggressive prosecution. Thus, it is likely that by the time you are charged with a crime your case has already been under investigation for a considerable amount of time, sometimes even months or years. If you have been charged with a white collar crime, you need an experienced attorney on your side.