Have you been charged with a white-collar crime, or do you know you are under investigation? White-collar crimes are generally non-violent crimes that are committed in a business or commercial setting for financial gain. Even without the component of violence, the criminal penalties of white-collar crimes can be extremely serious. If you know you may be facing charges, time is of the essence.
At Shrader Law, no matter what stage your case or an investigation is in, we provide aggressive advocacy and a strong and energetic defense representation to protect your legal rights. We have represented many individuals and businesses charged with white-collar crimes and can help you. Call us now at 813-850-0491 for a free consultation and talk with our white-collar defense criminal attorney.
Both federal and state legislation enumerate the activities that may constitute white-collar criminal offenses. Multiple agencies, including the IRS, FBI, and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), collectively enforce legislation that pertains to white-collar crimes.
The FBI has revealed that white-collar crime costs the U.S. more than $300 billion annually. Although most criminals charged by the government for white-collar crime are individuals, the government is empowered to charge corporations as well for white-collar crimes. Penalties include severe fines, community confinement, home detention, forfeitures, and imprisonment.
White-collar crimes committed are prosecuted by federal and state agencies and are considered extremely serious. Examples of white-collar crimes can include:
At Shrader Law, our clients accused of white collar crimes have often included licensed professionals and highly-skilled executives. When you are charged with a white-collar crime, your future is at stake, including your professional reputation. A skilled lawyer can provide an emphatic and aggressive defense to give your case the best chance of the best outcome.
We offer a free consultation to answer your questions and discuss your legal rights. Contact a qualified Tampa criminal defense lawyer today by calling 813-850-0491 for a free consultation.