WHITE COLLAR CRIME CHARGES
Experienced Indiana White Collar Crime Lawyers Represent Clients in the Indianapolis Area Charged with Financial Crimes
While white collar crimes are considered nonviolent, they are nonetheless serious offenses, carrying penalties that may include considerable prison time. If you have been arrested for tax fraud, money laundering, embezzlement or any other white collar crime, it’s important to realize your future is on the line and hire the right white collar crime attorney. Even acquittals can have a devastating impact on your finances, your business and reputation. At Gemma and Karimi Law, LLP, our criminal defense attorneys represent clients in the Indianapolis area and throughout Indiana facing allegations involving financial fraud. We understand the seriousness of the charge you face and we are a defense attorney that protects your rights and seeks the most favorable result under the facts of your case.
Indiana Attorneys for Clients Facing a Range of Financial Crime Charges
“White collar crime” is an umbrella term used for crimes involving deception committed solely for financial gain, so defendants are often people in business or government charged with misusing funds entrusted to them. While some of these crimes can be charged at the state level, most are federal crimes, prosecuted in a federal court system that has powerful resources at its disposal. That’s why it’s essential to seek representation from a white collar crime lawyer who has successfully defended clients on federal criminal charges.
Our background enables us to effectively challenge prosecutors in providing a defense to clients charged with white collar crimes that include:
- All forms of fraud
- Bribery and extortion
- Money laundering
- Antitrust violations
- Tax evasion
- Corporate espionage
- Computer hacking
- Insider trading
- Racketeering and RICO cases
Whether you have been charged or are currently being investigated of committing a white collar criminal offense, it’s important to seek skilled representation immediately. The earlier we can begin to develop your white collar criminal defense, the better your chance of obtaining a favorable outcome, whether that’s an acquittal, reduced sentence or plea agreement.
Knowledgeable Counsel Seeks to Limit Your Liability
An effective white collar crime defense can begin even before criminal charges are brought. Because these cases require in-depth investigations into complex tax and financial records, clients may find out that they are under investigation before being charged. If you have any suspicion that a case is being assembled against you, it’s essential to seek the help of an experienced white collar crime defense attorney right away.
Gemma and Karimi Law LLP may be able to limit your liability by preventing the government from bringing an indictment, protecting you from public accusations that can derail your business and personal life. Once white collar crimes charges are filed, however, we will get to work immediately to challenge the allegations and protect your rights. We understand that financial mistakes can lead to serious penalties and offer skilled representation to avoid heavy fines, significant restitution and the potential of a prison sentence.
Contact Our Skilled Indiana White Collar Criminal Defense Attorneys
If you have been charged with tax evasion, Internet fraud, or any other white collar crime, it’s important to seek skilled legal counsel as soon as possible. Gemma and Karimi Law LLP has the experience to provide a diligent defense. Call us at 317-602-5970 or contact us online to schedule a consultation at our Indianapolis office.
White Collar Crime FAQ
Q. What should I do if I am indicted for a white-collar crime?
A. If you get indicted on a white-collar criminal charge, one of the things that you need to do is hire, an experienced criminal defense attorney who’s familiar with white-collar criminal defense law.
Q. Who investigates white collar crimes?
A. White collar crimes are usually federal crimes and thus they are investigated by federal agencies such as the U.S. Department of Treasury, FBI, IRS, the U.S. Postal service, Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration.
Q. What are the most common type of white collar crimes?
A. There are 5 white collar crimes that occur with frequency and are generally prosecuted at the Federal level. Those crimes are:
- Corporate Fraud
- Ponzi Schemes
- Bankruptcy Fraud
Q. What are the possible punishments in a white-collar case?
A. If it is a white collar criminal case being prosecuted at the State level, you can expect a minimum range of probation to 10 years, up to a range of 5 to life imprisonment in some instances. If it is a Federal white collar case, the lowest range can begin at 5 to life imprisonment. There is no probation at the federal level.
Q. Is white collar crime violent in nature?
A. White-collar crime is generally non-violent in nature and includes public corruption, health care fraud, mortgage fraud, securities fraud, and money laundering,
Q. Do white collar criminals get lighter sentences?
A. According to the United States Sentencing Commission, white collar crime results in a lower threat of recidivism. This is believed that this is a reduction in any future harm to the community, Because of this, white collar criminals lead to lighter sentencing.