Akron White Collar Crime Lawyer
Criminal Defense Attorneys for White Collar Crimes in Akron, Ohio
White-collar crimes are usually non-violent crimes committed in commercial situations for financial gain. The term white-collar crime has been given to “a person of respectability and high social status within the course of his/her occupation”. Many accused of white-collar crimes are first time offenders. Only 7% of fraud perpetrators have prior convictions. Many are driven to white-collar crimes in the workplace because they are having financial difficulties. The federal government regulates white-collar crimes, and they are considered a federal offense.
There are a number of government agencies dedicated to enforcing white-collar crime laws including the FBI, IRS, the Secret Service, EPA, U.S Customs, and the SEC. These agencies are highly skilled and educated in their exclusive field. You don’t want to go up against these federal agencies without expert legal council who specialize in white-collar crimes. It’s imperative you have a criminal defense lawyer experienced in white-collar crimes to defend you and protect your freedom.
The most Common White-Collar Crimes We Handle are:
- Tax Fraud / Tax Evasion
- Money Laundering
- Wire & Mail Fraud
- Insurance Fraud
- Healthcare Fraud
Most White Collar crimes are federal crimes and you could be facing a felony record, lengthy jail time, steep fines, and the loss of employment. In addition, you will face the humiliation of the public learning of a guilty conviction, which will harm your reputation. Many times multiple charges are grouped together and defendants are accused of several offenses at once. Our attorneys have the knowledge and determination to tackle multiple charges at once.
Contact Me Today for a Free Consultation
Being accused of a white collar crime can be overwhelming and confusing. Contact a white collar crime lawyer for a free consultation. We will guide you through the legal process and keep you informed of all your options and rights. With your best interests in mind, we will help you understand the charges against you and create a detailed and strategically planned method of defense. We will fight for you to get the most favorable outcome.