Dallas White Collar Crime Lawyer
White Collar Crime Definition
White collar crimes are typically financial crimes where a fiscal loss is incurred in a business or government transaction due to illegal activity. It is important to note that there is no clear-cut definition of a white collar crime, although these offenses are most often committed by professionals in corporate capacities. Due to the complex nature of these crimes, choosing a truly excellent and exceptional Dallas white collar crime attorney is not merely an option if you wish to win your case-it is a necessity.
Types of White Collar Crimes We Defend Against
Whether your situation involves a business dispute, allegations of tax evasion or some type of electronic transaction, you are presumed innocent unless proved otherwise in court. A case can become complicated if agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation or U.S. Customs and Border Protection are involved. Our legal team is equipped to handle both interstate and across-the-border issues.
There are many types of crimes that can fall under the umbrella of white collar crimes:
- Insurance fraud
- Bank fraud
- Mail and wire fraud
- Honest services fraud
- Money laundering
- Violations of the Racketeer Influenced & Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO)
- Computer / Internet crimes
- Bribery / corrupt influence
- Telecommunications crimes
- Healthcare fraud
- Tax fraud
- Fraud related to pensions and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
- Records reporting violations
- Obstruction of justice
Penalties for Committing a White Collar Crime in Texas
Many white collar offenses are dealt with in federal court. Most or all can be charged as felonies. All aspects of your case must adhere to a strict interpretation of state and federal law. The consequences can be significant for a white collar crime and may include the following:
- expensive fines
- assets forfeiture
The sooner you retain the services of a Dallas white collar crime attorney, the better. Our team at Scott H. Palmer, P.C. can provide the tough representation that you need.
Protect Your Future by Choosing the Right Defense Team
Here at Scott H. Palmer, P.C., our team of top-tier defense lawyers believes strongly in the importance of tough advocacy. We are more than equipped to provide the defense you need, with a long list of achievements.
Our lead attorney, Scott Palmer, is Board Certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
He has been named one of the "Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas" by D Magazine in 2002, 2006, 2011-2013, & 2015-2016. He is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell®.
As a whole, our team of three attorneys-backed by the superior services and support of seven staff members-is advanced, effective, tough, and knowledgeable. Simply put, we win cases. When you choose our office, you don't just have one good lawyer in your corner: You have a whole team. And, when your future is in the hands of your legal representation in a complex white collar criminal case, a team of strong and confident attorneys is exactly what you need.
Contact our Dallas White Collar Crime Lawyers for a Case Review
Attorney Scott H. Palmer, P.C. is dedicated to serving those who face criminal charges for various types of fraud. He can help you seek a cost-effective and timely resolution to your case. As an experienced trial lawyer, Mr. Palmer can conduct a thorough investigation into the details of offering ongoing support and guidance at all stages of the criminal process.
Choosing the right attorney matters, and never more so than when the charges are as serious and as complex as white collar offenses. The white collar crime lawyers in Dallas, TX at Scott H. Palmer, P.C. are experienced, tough, knowledgeable, and committed to defending your rights.
Call our Dallas white collar crime attorneys at (214) 891-3382 today to schedule a case evaluation.
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