If you have been charged with a white collar crime then you could face some very serious penalties for conviction, depending on the crime for which you are charged. There are many different kinds of white collar crimes, most of these are committed by high-salaried professionals for the purpose of additional financial gain. The following are a few examples of white collar crimes:
Bribery involves a payment, or receipt of anything of value in return for official action. Forgery can be committed by mimicking a signature on a document with the intent to defraud for various reasons. Fraud is generally defined as false misrepresentation of fact for the purpose of personal gain or harm to another individual or entity. Money laundering involves passing illegitimate funds through a legitimate entity in order to mask the origin of the funds. If you have been accused of a white collar crime, consult with a San Bernardino criminal defense lawyer at our firm right away.
Need a white collar crime lawyer in Rancho Cucamonga? The penalties for these various crimes can be extremely harsh depending on if they are charged as felonies or misdemeanors. These crimes can be charged at either the state level or federal level, or both in some cases. These crimes can have penalties that are life altering, extensive fines prison sentences for long periods of time and a criminal record that will follow you for the rest of your life and impair your future for housing, employment and other benefits, as well as other penalties. If you have been charged with a white collar crime then you will greatly benefit from the legal assistance of a Rancho Cucamonga criminal defense attorney from The Law Offices of Kirk Tarman & Associates. We will be able to answer your questions, discuss your options, advise you of the best action for you to take and provide you with the representation that you need in your case if you choose to work with us.