Los Angeles White Collar Crime Attorney
What Is a White Collar Crime?
"White collar" crimes are crimes that are nonviolent in nature, and generally lead to an illegally obtained financial gain for the perpetrator. They are usually associated with business crime and businesses, and in some cases are associated with organized crime. White collar crimes can often be tried as federal crimes, and felony crimes, depending upon the crime and the circumstances.
Facing White Collar Crime Charges?
If you find yourself facing white collar crimes charges, you need an experienced and aggressive white collar crime attorney. White collar crimes can be punishable with huge monetary fines, and even lengthy prison sentences. White collar crimes include tax fraud, fraud, bribery, forgery, credit card fraud, identity theft, extortion, racketeering, and more. Someone convicted on charges of this sort can find their business reputation ruined and may find themselves in financial straits after paying off the fines and restitution that are part of the punishments of white collar crimes. Contact a Los Angeles white collar crime attorney from our firm today if you are facing white collar crimes charges so we can discuss your case and get started on your defense.
Building an Effective Defense in Los Angeles
At Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP, we have helped numerous clients fight their white collar crime charges. We understand the severity of being charged with a white collar crime, regardless of whether it is an accusation of wire fraud, securities fraud, or a ponzi scheme. Your business, reputation, and relationships with family and friends are all on the line. With over 50 years of combined experience in criminal defense, we may be able to help you have your charges reduced or dropped, and can competently and aggressively fight for you in courtroom litigation. Wherever you are located, we can find a way to help you. Time is of the essence when you are facing white collar crimes charges, so don't hesitate to contact us today.
Contact a lawyer from our firm today if you are facing white collar crime charges.