Miami White Collar Crime Lawyers
What are white collar crimes?
White collar crimes are non-violent offenses involving illegal transactions with a financial motivation. These crimes are most frequently associated with professionals within a business who are in pursuit of monetary gain. Those charged with a white collar crime will face distain from social and legal communities.
White collar crimes are heavily prosecuted and severely punished, which means that you need aggressive representation from one of our Miami criminal defense attorneys at DeFabio, Beckham & Solis. With nearly half a century of combined experience, our firm has the ability to defend your case and get you the result you need!
Types of White Collar Crime
Crimes with a financial nature can include a large variety of offenses. Various types of offenses can be classified under the category of white collar crimes. Counterfeiting is an illegal action that refers to the creation of false money or other important documents. Fraud is an offense that involves providing a false statement of fact performed by words or conduct.
Variations of this offense include credit card fraud, Medicare fraud, Medicaid fraud, accounting fraud and wire fraud. Embezzlement is the fraudulent conversion of a victim's property by an individual in a position of trust and power. No matter what type of white collar crime you are under investigation for, you will want to seek legal attention immediately.
Defense for RICO Violations
Penalties for white collar crimes can be very severe, especially under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act. RICO is a United States federal law that offers extensive criminal punishments and a cause of action for criminal acts that are set forth by an organization.
Many activities are prohibited under RICO, especially those involving conspiracy. Money laundering is a crime that is a violation of RICO. It refers to the act of making it appear as if illegally obtained money, from a terrorist activity or drug trafficking for instance, is attained in a legitimate and legal manner. Violations of RICO often result in a grand jury investigation
Powerful Representation from DeFabio, Beckham & Solis
If you have been arrested for a white collar crime, your freedom, professional occupation, and personal life is at stake. Even before you are aware of your charge, prosecution may have been building a case against you for many months. As soon as you are aware that you are under investigation, obtain the representation of our firm.
Our experienced criminal defense firm can build a compelling defense no matter how complicated your case appears. In many circumstances, deception, miscommunication or lies could have led to a false accusation of your involvement with the crime. Contact a Miami white collar crime attorney from our firm for the defense and legal counsel you need!