Ocala Attorneys Fighting Against Charges of White-Collar Crimes
White Collar Crimes in Florida
When a person is caught engaging in white collar crimes, they may face a variety of state and federal charges, and many of those charges are classified as serious felonies. The AP Law Group attorneys Tania Alavi & Andrew Pozzuto have over 55 years of combined legal experience and trial experience defending those who are accused of white-collar Crimes. They have the investigation, negotiation, and trial experience to defend against any type of white-collar crime. These crimes require an aggressive approach to attack state’s evidence and the knowledge to understand the complex nature of the legal case. Do not speak to police without first talking to a White-Collar criminal defense Attorney. Tania Alavi and Andrew Pozzuto will work to advise you of your options and to strategize your best defense.
What Are White-Collar Crimes?
White collar crimes encompass a broad spectrum of criminal behaviors that are used mostly to procure some financial gain. The crimes are considered nonviolent. They may be commercial crimes, and they are often committed by businesspeople, government officials, and people in professional positions. With today’s technology, many white-collar crimes are committed by using computer and other technology to gain access to confidential financial information.
Common Types of White-Collar Crimes
White collar crimes vary in range, complexity, and severity. Insurance fraud includes automotive insurance, homeowners insurance, medical insurance, and Medicaid insurance. Insider trading, securities fraud, hedge fund fraud, and stock manipulation are white collar crimes. Computer fraud, wire fraud, and mail fraud may be a result of white-collar crimes. More examples of white-collar crimes may include identity theft, mortgage broker fraud, bribery, embezzlement, and tax evasion. The goal of these crimes is to receive economic or financial gain.
Characteristics of White-Collar Crimes
White-collar crimes may go undetected for years and allows the criminal to profit off illegal methods for a long time. Many times, these crimes are committed due to a crime of opportunity that involve people who have special knowledge which gives them the opportunity to perform their crimes that the law or regulators may find difficult to track.
Prosecuting White Collar Crimes
Numerous regulations have been enacted to curtail the events of white-collar crimes. Because these regulations exist on the state and federal level, the crimes may be prosecuted in state or federal court. If you are under federal investigation you quickly realize the enormous resources that the federal government can use to convict you of a white-collar crime. In many white-collar offenses, federal agents invest a lot of time into detailed investigations.
Contact White Collar Crimes Attorneys at The AP Law Group for Legal Assistance
If you are being investigated for a white-collar offense, contact a criminal defense lawyer that has experience in white collar crimes. We can help you understand and identify the charges and discuss a plan to defend you. Do not hesitate to contact our attorneys today at our offices in Ocala and Gainesville. Call 352-732-9191.