White collar crimes generally include illegal actions involving money, paperwork and computer transactions. There is no victim of a violent crime, but individuals or institutions experience losses through others' criminal activities. Specific offenses in the California Penal Code that fall under the umbrella of white collar crimes include:
- Theft by fraud
- Fraud by way of identity theft (ID theft)
- Tax evasion
A Successful Defense
A strong defense in a white collar crime case often requires analysis of extensive paperwork and computer-based evidence. At The Law Offices of Glew & Kim in Santa Ana, we are zealous, well-prepared white collar crimes attorneys with the knowledge, experience and resources necessary to provide aggressive defense for people facing charges such as those listed above. As needed, we can bring in experts such as computer forensic experts, handwriting analysts and investigators to help track paper trails and banking transactions.
What If You Believe You Are Under Investigation But There Is No Criminal Case Yet?
The single most important thing you can do if you are under suspicion or have reason to believe that you are under scrutiny is to get legal advice as soon as possible. A skilled defense lawyer's involvement early on can often resolve a potential white collar crime case with no charges filed. A successful outcome might include some type of restitution if circumstances warrant. Every case is unique and there is no substitute for trustworthy legal counsel.
For the sake of your future, remember: Avoiding a criminal record, if at all possible, is worthy of your best efforts.
Contact Us To Request A Consultation
Inquiries are welcome. We are confident we can guide you in directions that will bring about the most favorable outcomes attainable in your case. Call 866-416-2161 or email us through this website to schedule a frank discussion about your white collar crime case or potential criminal matter.
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