Mississippi white collar CRIMINAL defense attorneys
What are White Collar Crimes?
Complex federal and state criminal defense matters include white collar crimes by the corporate, commercial or individual accused, such as fraud upon government agencies, mail and wire fraud, bank fraud, tax fraud, health care fraud. Such charges can also include, among other offenses, RICO charges, environmental offenses, money laundering and financial and securities offenses, drug crimes, arson and complex theft offenses.
“White Collar Crime" generally refers to a crime committed through deceit and motivated by financial gain. There are numerous types of white collar crimes, the most common involve business offenses such as fraud, bribery, insider trading, public corruption, environmental crime, pension fund crime, securities fraud, and forgery. Such crimes typically are performed with the use of paperwork or computers. Investigation by authorities can often take place over the course of months or years.
Many times, individuals who had little or no involvement in any criminal scheme are charged with being involved in fraud simply by virtue of their employment positions. John M. Colette & Associates is ready to step in while the investigation is ongoing or after indictment.
If you have been charged with a white-collar crime or suspect that you are under investigation for a white-collar crime, it is essential that you seek legal advice immediately so that you can plan an effective defense.