White Collar Crime

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White Collar Crime

The term “white collar crime” refers to offenses of deceit, fraud, or violation of trust that do not employ the threat of physical violence. The criminal defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are experienced in handling white collar crime charges.

White-collar crimes usually involve money or property, and illegal transactions. Because of the complexity of laws that prohibit white-collar crimes, you need an experienced defense attorney who knows the law if you are accused of one of these crimes.

White-collar crimes are serious offenses that can result in prison time, heavy fines, and loss of professional licenses.

After a person has been charged with a white-collar crime, the smartest thing to do is consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney.  An attorney will guarantee that their rights are protected.  A knowledgeable criminal defense attorney can evaluate the case and advise on the best course of action.  In many cases, the charges can be reduced or even dismissed.

At Tully Rinckey, we have defended numerous white-collar crime cases.  The best defense is an experienced legal team, and we have the experience that counts.  Our team consists of former United States Prosecutors, former County Court Judges, and former Assistant District Attorneys/Bureau Chief.  Put them to work for you!

Please call us immediately if you or someone you know has been charged with a drug-related crime.  You can reach us at 8885294543 or after hours for emergency legal service at 518-727-3593.  You can reach us by e-mail at info@tullylegal.com.

Fraud

Fraud is a general term that involves intentional deception made for personal gain and damage to another individual. The criminal defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are experienced in handling fraud charges.

It covers a number of different offenses, including money laundering, wire fraud, mail fraud, tax fraud, identity theft, and many others.  Fraud cases are usually extremely complex, due to their financial nature.  They can involve accusations for acts that are committed over a number of years.  Fraud charges require an attorney who is familiar with the nuances and details of state law.

A conviction for fraud can result in severe consequences, which may include:

  • Prison time, up to a life sentence without parole
  • Severe fines and/or restitution paid to victims
  • Loss of professional or other licenses

Embezzlement

Embezzlement is a white-collar crime that often occurs in a corporate setting. The criminal defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are experienced in handling embezzlement charges.

It involves the theft of money or property by an individual who was entrusted to handle assets by other individuals.  Embezzlement is usually extremely complex, due to the access that the accused had to the property, as well as the potential for simple oversights or errors in accounting or bookkeeping.

A conviction for embezzlement can result in severe consequences, which may include:

  • Prison time, up to a life sentence without parole
  • Severe fines and/or restitution paid to victims
  • Loss of professional or other licenses

Extortion

Extortion includes crimes such as blackmail, bribery, and ransom. The criminal defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are experienced in handling extortion charges.

They are crimes that involve the use of threats, intimidation, or coercion in order to obtain money, goods, or services.  These types of crimes are usually felonies, and as such, are dealt with harshly.

A conviction for extortion can result in severe consequences, which may include:

  • Prison time, up to a life sentence without parole
  • Severe fines and/or restitution paid to victims

Computer Crimes

Computer crimes represent a new and continually evolving area of criminal law. The criminal defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are experienced in handling computer crime charges.

These crimes include computer hacking, identity theft, credit card theft, cyber stalking, and email interception.  Due to the brand new and complex nature of the laws against these crimes, you need an experienced attorney who knows the law.

Perjury

Perjury is the act of intentionally making false statements in sworn testimony, either written or orally in a court of law. The criminal defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are experienced in handling perjury charges.

A statement is considered to be perjury only if it could affect the outcome of the case.  In order to be convicted of perjury, it must be proven that the offender intended to lie.

Racketeering

Racketeering involves the operation of an illegal business for profit. The criminal defense attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC are experienced in handling racketeering charges.

The government has a tremendous amount of power to monitor and go after suspected offenders under various state and federal anti-racketeering laws. Racketeering activity can cover a large number of other offenses, including serious violent felonies, fraud and other white-collar crimes, and others. On account of this widespread corruption, these cases are dealt with extremely severely. The government pours a lot of its resources into building racketeering cases.

A conviction for racketeering can result in severe consequences, which may include:

  • Prison time, including the possibility of a life sentence without parole
  • Severe fines and/or restitution paid to victims
  • Loss of certain constitutional rights
  • Forfeiture of assets

After a person has been charged with racketeering, the smartest thing to do is consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney.  An attorney will guarantee that their rights are protected.  A knowledgeable criminal defense attorney can evaluate the case and advise on the best course of action.  In many cases, the charges can be reduced or even dismissed.

At Tully Rinckey, we know the best defense is an experienced legal team, and we have the experience that counts.  Our team consists of former United States Prosecutors, former County Court Judges, and former Assistant District Attorneys/Bureau Chief.  Put them to work for you!

Please call us immediately if you or someone you know has been charged with racketeering or a related crime. You can reach us at 8885294543 or after hours for emergency legal service at 518-727-3593. You can reach us by e-mail at info@tullylegal.com.

 

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