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What is white collar crime?

The phrase "white collar crime" can be a bit difficult to understand, especially because it is not technically an official criminal defense such as homicide or assault and battery. Much like the two aforementioned charges fall under the umbrella of "violent crimes," the umbrella of white collar crimes includes charges such as fraud, embezzlement and others. Generally speaking, white collar crimes are crimes that are deceitfully carried out for financial gain.

Woman accused of DUI after fatal accident

If you are accused of a DUI or DWI offense, it is imperative that you take action in your defense as quickly as possible. If you do not act quickly, you could have your driving privileges revoked in just over two weeks' time. Of course, if you are convicted of a drunk driving charge, suspension of your driving privileges could be the least of your worries. The simple addition of drunk driving charges can turn any crime into a serious legal issue that could affect your whole life.

Legal defense for white collar criminal charges

While they may not feature as prominently in movies and televisions shows and even the media, white collar crimes can still be serious crimes with steep legal consequences. Reports of murder and drug charges continue to filter through news outlets and into the living rooms of the average American, yet hundreds of people who face fraud charges, may not realize that a conviction will bring with it hefty fines and legal penalties. If you are accused of fraud, you cannot afford to waste any time taking legal action in your defense.

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