Savannah White Collar Crime Lawyers
Aggressive Trial Attorneys in Chatham County
White collar crimes are non-violent offenses typically committed by individuals or organizations in a business or professional setting. These crimes are often motivated by financial gain and can involve complex schemes to defraud or deceive others. If you or your business is under investigation for a white collar crime, it is essential to seek the help of an experienced lawyer who can defend your rights and help you navigate the complex legal process. Our team has the knowledge and skills to effectively handle your case and protect your interests.
Have you been charged with a white collar crime in Georgia? Call The Lerch Law Firm today at (912) 417-5008 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with one of our white collar crime attorneys in Savannah!
Types of White-Collar Crimes
Some common types of white collar crimes include:
- Embezzlement: This involves stealing money or property from an employer or organization.
- Fraud: This includes a wide range of activities, such as bank fraud, securities fraud, insurance fraud, and healthcare fraud.
- Insider trading: This is the illegal buying or selling of securities based on nonpublic information.
- Bribery: This involves offering or accepting a payment or other benefit in exchange for a favor or advantage.
- Money laundering: This involves disguising the proceeds of illegal activity as legitimate funds.
- Cybercrime: This includes crimes such as identity theft, hacking, and computer fraud.
- Tax evasion: This involves intentionally failing to report or pay all the taxes owed.
- Securities fraud: This includes activities such as manipulating the stock market, insider trading, and issuing false or misleading information about a company's financial condition.
White collar crimes can be prosecuted at the state and federal levels, depending on the case's specifics. These crimes are often investigated at the federal level by agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). At the state level, white collar crimes may be investigated and prosecuted by state law enforcement agencies and state attorneys general.
What are the Penalties For White-Collar Crimes?
Fraud cases can be complex, and these cases are pursued vigorously by the state of Georgia and the federal government, which can lead to severe penalties if convicted. These penalties include several years in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines. Due to the severe nature of these offenses and the lasting impact a conviction can have on your life, you must hire a criminal defense attorney with the proper knowledge and experience to help you navigate the complexities of state and federal court.
Contact Our White Collar Crime Attorneys Today
When you are charged with a white-collar crime, every decision you make can impact the outcome of your case. The first thing to do is secure accessible and responsive legal representation from an experienced attorney. With over a decade of experience and thousands of cases won on behalf of our clients, our white collar crime lawyers in Savannah will thoroughly investigate your case to determine if the charges could result from an oversight, a misunderstanding, or other factors. We work with you to build a strong case to protect your rights, freedom, and reputation.
Contact The Lerch Law Firm today to schedule a FREE consultation with one of our white collar crime lawyers in Savannah!
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