White Collar Crimes

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White collar crimes are considered non-violent, but are financially motivated, and usually come with harsh penalties if convicted. Depending on the circumstances of the crime, white collar crimes can be open to federal prosecution in addition to state penalties.

These cases are commonly complex, full of sophisticated financial mechanisms and lengthy paper trails. They require a sharp, vigilant eye for defense, as well as a willingness and experience to face federal court if the prosecution takes it there. At Martin & Kent, L.L.C., we've handled a number of white collar crime cases and always ensure that our clients' rights are protected throughout what can be a grueling and aggressive prosecution. With over 10,000 criminal cases handled over our nearly 45 years of combined experience, we're well-versed in bringing even the most sophisticated charges to swift, minimized conclusions.

What exactly is a white collar crime?

White collar crimes usually occur in businesses, corporations, and sometimes political bodies. They are often associated with corruption, involving certain procedures that unlawfully benefit the individuals involved.

Some examples of white collar crimes include:

  • Bribery
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Bank and ATM fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Consumer fraud
  • Credit card fraud
  • Check fraud (deceptive practices)
  • Forgery
  • Environmental offenses
  • Insurance fraud

Many of these offenses are considered felonies, which can carry heavy penalties. Classification and consequences vary, but are often dependent on the value of the property gained through the crime. For more information about your charges and what penalties you might be facing, contact our DuPage County criminal law offices today.

Our Proven Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help For Charges in DuPage, Kane And Cook Counties

Defense of white collar crimes require a skilled attorney who can create a clear and accurate narrative for juries to understand. If you are facing charges for a white collar crime, you can't trust your case with just anyone! We urge you to call Martin & Kent, L.L.C., immediately for trusted and proven counsel.

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