White Collar Crime Attorney Illinois
Defense Strategies for White Collar Crimes
Although white collar crimes do not carry the same notoriety as violent crimes, they are taken no less seriously by the Illinois justice system. If you have been charged with a white collar crime, you could be facing heavy fines, a permanent mark on your criminal record, and imprisonment. The good news is that you are innocent until proven guilty, and you have a chance to defend your name and reputation in court.
White collar crimes often involve complex issues. You will need a knowledgeable attorney who can clearly articulate the details of the case in simple terms. The outcome of your case depends on the court’s understanding of the situation and your involvement in it, or lack thereof.
You can discuss your case with our experienced white collar crime attorneys in Central Illinois during a free initial consultation. Call us today at (309) 565-8825.
What Is White Collar Crime?
White collar crimes refer to non-violent crimes that are financially motivated. They are usually committed by business and government professionals. These crimes can take many forms, many of which involve fraud.
White Collar Crimes Examples
Examples of white collar crimes include:
- Tax evasion
- Tax fraud
- Identity theft
- Money laundering
- Copyright infringement
- Ponzi schemes
- Insider trading
- Wage theft
- Securities fraud
White collar crimes can be prosecuted by the state or the federal government depending on the nature of the offense. It’s important that you hire an attorney who has experience in the specific arena you are dealing with.
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Our Central Illinois white collar crime lawyers have over 100 years of combined experience. We have handled cases in both state and federal courts. Additionally, many members of our team are former prosecutors who understand how these cases are conducted from the other side. This insight will be invaluable to you when planning your defense strategy.
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