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White Collar Crime

White Collar Crime in Scottsdale


You May Find Yourself Facing both State and Federal Charges

Ever since money was invented, people have been trying to get more of it. While white collar crimes are generally in financial in nature, they can take many forms in Arizona. This is because money pervades almost every aspect of our personal lives as well as most business activities. There are many laws that regulate financial activities, and violating any of them has the potential to lead to a white collar charge. Defending against these charges is a complex endeavor.

One aspect of these types of charges that can be especially challenging is the fact that many white collar crimes are actually complicated and long-term schemes involving numerous people. In fact, it is possible for someone to become part of a white collar plot without their knowledge. Unfortunately, being unaware of your participation does not mean that you will be considered a victim by the prosecution. Instead, you may find yourself facing both state and federal charges for your role.
Conviction of a white collar crime can have a devastating impact on your professional reputation. Every industry relies on money to stay in business. Because of this, employers feel it is important to hire individuals that they can trust to not abuse their access to financial accounts or clients’ sensitive information. A conviction can cast permanent doubt on your honesty and reliability. Employers will be extremely reluctant to work with you as a result. Even if you can find a job, it is unlikely that you will ever be promoted to a position with high levels of responsibility.
Don’t risk your reputation by hiring an inexperienced attorney to defend you against your white collar crimes charges. We have handled many white collar charges and have a broad network of investigators and other individuals who can serve as resources to help us meet the needs of any particular case.

You Need Someone Experienced and Proactive

It’s not news to anyone that the ”economic recovery” has not been as robust or meaningful as politicians and economists would like us to believe. When people are in desperate situations, they sometimes make mistakes. Unfortunately, you could be at risk of maximum penalties because of an error in judgment. We can help people facing white collar charges that include:
  • Identity theft
  • Fraud, including mortgage fraud, healthcare insurance fraud, unemployment fraud, and more
  • Internet crimes
  • Embezzlement
  • Ponzi schemes
  • Corporation Commission investigations
  • Environmental crimes
We will be honest about your situation and help you assess the options that may be available to you, including defending you in both state and federal courts.  Remember, the prosecution will be aggressive. You need someone experienced and proactive who is not afraid to stand up for your rights. Call our office for a free consultation if you have been charged with a white collar crimes charge in the Valley.