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White Collar Crimes
Oakland County White-Collar Crimes
White-collar crimes are crimes in which financial gains are attempted or made through some form of deception by a business or government professional. Defendants must contend with prosecutors’ high conviction rates and the substantial resources they bring to their cases. With the stakes so high, seeking legal counsel as soon as possible is a must.
White-collar criminal investigations are unique in that a defendant will often know they are being investigated well in advance of being arrested or charged, giving the accused plenty of time to retain legal counsel—an opportunity not afforded defendants in other types of cases. Prosecution for such crimes is significantly longer than for most others, which makes having a knowledgeable and trustworthy lawyer particularly important. You need someone who is in it for the long haul, and who will follow through consistently for the duration of your case. I am a criminal defense lawyer who believes in fighting smart as well as fighting hard.
Examples of White-Collar Crimes
Examples of white-collar crimes include:
- Money laundering
- Insurance fraud
- Identity theft
These crimes can vary in terms of severity, but all could result in a criminal investigation of the person or persons involved.