St. Augustine White Collar Crimes Lawyer
Have you been charged with a white collar crime in St. Augustine?
White collar crimes are illegal, non-violent offenses usually committed by individuals, those in business or government personnel for the purpose of financial gain. Fraud, embezzlement, extortion, and forgery are just a few examples. Our St. Augustine white collar crimes lawyers at Albaugh Law Firm have a proven track record of effectively defending our clients facing charges in a white collar crime case. We are proud of our 5-star reviews from our clients, and our attorneys have received the Excellent rating on Avvo. We are dedicated to protecting the rights and freedoms of our clients and bringing about the most favorable outcome possible when defending charges. As former prosecutors, we have gained a great insight into the various strategies that can be effective when presenting a case to a jury. Take advantage of our skills and experience if you are accused of any white collar crime.
Some white collar crimes that we could defend include, but are not limited to:
- Bank fraud-defrauding a bank of money
- Blackmail-demanding money or something of value and threatening bodily harm, expose a confidence, or other action if the demand isn’t met
- Computer fraud-stealing information (credit card data, banking information, etc.) by hacking into a computer
- Counterfeiting-copying something without being authorized, and then giving or selling the item to another under the pretense it is the genuine article
- Credit card fraud-using a credit card without permission
- Embezzlement-using another’s money or property for your own use without permission when it’s been entrusted to your care
- Forgery-passing a check, etc. that is false, with the purpose to injure the person to whom it is being given
- Insurance fraud-using deceptive methods to facilitate financial gain from an insurance company
- Money laundering-taking proceeds from illegal activities, such as drug crimes, embezzlement, etc., and obscuring the source of the proceeds or making it appear they came from a valid source, such as a business
- Tax evasion-fraudulently filing tax returns or hiding assets when filing a return to avoid paying taxes
Experienced Lawyer in St. Augustine: White Collar Crimes
This is by no means the entire list of possible white collar crimes. There are also white collar schemes, such as home improvement scams, land fraud, Ponzi schemes, and many more. We know that an accusation does not necessarily mean you are guilty, or that you will be convicted at trial. In some cases, an individual may unwittingly get tangled up in wrongdoing or makes an error in judgment when under economic pressure. We listen to your side of the story, discuss your concerns and answer your questions. Call us today. We are here to fight for your freedom at every step of the legal process.