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White Collar Crime

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White Collar Crime

A white collar crime is a non-violent crime that is committed by someone for financial gain. The most common white-collar offenses include:

  • Antitrust violations
  • Computer and internet fraud
  • Credit card fraud
  • Bankruptcy fraud
  • Healthcare fraud
  • Public corruption
  • Money laundering
  • Embezzlement
  • Trade secret theft
  • Insurance fraud
  • Tax evasion
  • Financial fraud
  • Securities fraud
  • Insider trading
  • Bribery
  • Counterfeiting

The investigation of white collar crimes is frequently long and complicated due to the legal issues involved. A white collar offense typically involves an allegation regarding the deception and the misleading of others by some sort of fraud or corruption for financial gain. If you are found guilty of a financial crime, you could face fines, criminal forfeiture and incarceration. The larger amounts of money involved, the greater likelihood that a jail or prison sentence is an issue, as a result of sentencing guidelines that are utilized in both the Federal and State systems. The government can also assert forfeiture laws in order to seize your home, property, bank accounts, and personal assets, even if you have not yet been convicted for any of these crimes. These charges also can adversely affect your professional licenses and accreditation.

The best course of action is to obtain personal representation. At our firm, we understand the importance of protecting your image and your reputation. white collar crime attorney Jim Renforth works discreetly and quickly to identify the allegations being made, to investigate the facts, to organize evidence and to build a solid defense for white collar criminal charges. We can represent you through all phases of the criminal justice process, including grand jury investigations and other pre-indictment matters.

Any time you face criminal charges, it is important to consult competent legal counsel. Through negotiation with prosecutors, we will aim to reduce the charges against you so that you will face a lesser penalty. If that is not an option, we will present your side of the story at trial. We represent clients in state and federal criminal courts throughout Texas.

White collar crime defense is often a complicated matter that lends itself to multiple interpretations. Law enforcement officials often target legitimate business professionals because they are not aware of industry practices. These accusations usually result in tremendous opportunity for wrong conclusions. Law office of Jim Renforth can employ specialists to strengthen client’s defense.

If you have been a victim of a white collar crime, contact Law office of Jim Renforth for initial free consultation.

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