White collar crimes often bring with them images of wealthy executives, cyber crimes and insider trading accusations. But when you consider yourself a blue collar worker and you catch wind that you may be under federal investigation for activity you are involved in, you may be surprised to realize you may be facing white collar charges.
There are numerous activities related to businesses outside of Wall Street and applicable to even small businesses and major conglomerate corporations alike. Some white collar crimes that illicit federal investigations are:
- Fraud. This could be many types of fraud from computer fraud to tax fraud.
- Copyright infringement.
- Internet crimes.
- Ponzi schemes.
- Identity theft.
- Money laundering.
Even when you think you are flying under the radar, and the last thing you may find yourself being investigated for are charges related to your finances, you still may be the subject of an investigation. Something may have raised a red flag to federal investigators. Whatever caused the interest, you may find yourself facing charges for crimes you either did not commit or were not aware you were committing or were illegal.
If you find yourself in such a precarious position and are unsure how to proceed, you may benefit from taking the investigation very seriously and procuring the help of a criminal defense attorney from the law office of Damico & Stockstill. We will do everything we can to help you build a case for your defense and determine what, if any, charges will be brought against you and how to answer to those charges.