White collar crimes are generally nonviolent offenses committed for some type of financial gain. Quite often, these kinds of crimes involve sophisticated and complex transactions that may be difficult to uncover. Convictions of white collar crimes can result in steep penalties, including years of imprisonment, heavy fines, probation, and a loss of social standing in the community.
If you are being investigated or have been charged with a white collar crime, you will want a trusted and proven criminal defense lawyer by your side as soon as possible. Our Leesburg white collar crime attorney at the Law Office of Jody L. Fisher has former prosecution experience as well as 17 years of criminal defense practice. We will aggressively pursue the most effective course of legal defense to help you through this difficult time. Our goal is to ensure that your rights are thoroughly protected and we will work to help mitigate the consequences of your charges.
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What are White Collar Crimes in Florida?
White collar crimes may be prosecuted at both the state and federal level. Federal agencies involved in investigating these crimes include the FBI, the IRS, and the SEC (Security and Exchange Commission). Those convicted of federal crimes may suffer stiffer penalties. Either way, these crimes are prosecuted aggressively and considered to be serious offenses.
Examples of white collar crimes include:
- Identity theft
- Healthcare fraud
- Ponzi schemes
- Money laundering
- Insider trading
- Insurance fraud
- Credit card fraud
White collar crimes generally involve long investigations due to their complexity. They may be charged as misdemeanors or felonies, depending on the amount of financial loss suffered by victims.
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Because of our proven track record in criminal defense, the Law Office of Jody L. Fisher has earned a reputation for aggressive and thorough legal representation. Ensure that your rights are by reaching out to us as soon as you believe you are under suspicion for a white collar crime.
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