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Defending Against White Collar Crimes in Fort Myers, FL

A white collar crime is one that is committed generally by a high salaried professional working for a large corporation, and is generally committed for the purpose of dishonest monetary gain or detriment to another company. These crimes can be tried at either the state or federal level and generally involve extremely harsh penalties. Because of the severe damage that can be done to other companies and individuals through commission of this crime, prosecutors generally fight for the full extent of the law to be applied for conviction.

If you have been charged with a white collar crime then you could face extremely harsh penalties for conviction. With penalties like restitution, extensive fines, and harsh prison sentences as potential repercussions, it is vitally important to your future that you have skilled and highly experienced legal representation of your case on your side. At Brian L. Edwards, Esq., we have successfully assisted numerous individuals in the past and we have a long history of success in the case that we handle. You can be sure that we will put our extensive skill and experience to work for you in your case if you choose to work with us.

Types of White Collar Crimes

There are many different kinds of crime that can be considered "white-collar" and the following is merely a basic list of some of the more common types of white collar crime:

  • Embezzlement - taking money from an account that has been entrusted for the purpose of expenditures other than those provided in the trust agreement
  • Money laundering - passing illegitimate funds through a legitimate source in order to mask their origin
  • Fraud - intentional misrepresentation or omission of facts for the purpose of monetary gain, or detriment to another

If you have been charged with a white collar crime of any kind then do not hesitate to contact a Fort Myers criminal attorney from our firm immediately.

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