Miami White Collar Crime Attorney
Accused of a financially-motivated offense?
Most people are not aware of the myriad of white collar crimes that one can be charged with under the law. From mortgage fraud to embezzlement and money laundering, the list goes on and on. A white collar crime is defined as a non-violent crime that usually takes place in a professional environment or business for the purpose of gaining unlawful profit. A large number of those who are charged with white collar crimes are well-respected businessmen or upper management because they are in a position to make influential decisions.
The state of Florida charges most white collar crimes as federal crimes, and you must retain the help of a skilled Miami white collar crime lawyer who is familiar with the intricate laws surrounding white collar crime. Your career, reputation and future are all at stake, and a lawyer at Parks & Braxton, PA can help you avoid the embarrassment and lasting penalties of conviction.
Types of White Collar Crimes
Credit Card Fraud
This offense is broadly defined, but deals with any form of theft relating to credit cards. This is closely connected to the crime of identity theft.
This is a way in which individuals steal funds by covering up the source. This type of crime can get intricate because the money changes hands so that no one will be able to determine the source.
This crime involves withholding money from its rightful owner for the purpose of financial gain. The one embezzling money is the individual who has been entrusted that money temporarily.
Evading taxes can be done by concealing assets and income from the IRS (Internal Revenue Service). This is a form of fraud or misrepresentation.
The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) is an act that was introduced in the United States in 1970. It lists the penalties for participating or enabling organized crime (racketeering).
This is a specific type of fraud that involves the misrepresentation of information as it relates to a mortgage loan.
Call a Miami Criminal Attorney for Effective Defense
Whether you are a CEO, politician or a working individual, our firm has the high-quality legal representation you are looking for. We know how to handle RICO violation charges, credit card fraud cases and much more. During our over 40 years of combined legal experience with criminal law, we have gained unique insight into the defense strategies that prove to be effective in court.
We go the extra mile on your behalf to conduct an extensive investigation into the charges brought against you and to uncover loopholes in the prosecution's case. If you are convicted of a white collar crime, you will forever have a felony conviction on your record. We are here to make sure that does not happen, and we are relentless in our defense of your rights. You can trust your case to our firm – we have already successfully handled thousands of cases in the past.