Fraud is considered a deceitful act. It is also an act that could cause a person to face white collar crime charges. Whether an individual is a respected professional or a regular employee, anyone can be accused of fraud in the workplace. These charges, however, are serious, as they not only carry with them serious penalties but could also harm a person’s reputation and career.
Allegations of fraud can be very damaging, especially if you are a well known professional in the community or a public figure, such as a politician. At Damico & Stockstill, Attorneys at Law, our experienced criminal attorneys have helped attorneys, CPAs CEOs, CFOs, board members, corporate employees, physicians and public officials address allegations of white collar crimes.
Whether you are charged with embezzlement, money laundering, wire fraud, Medicaid fraud, bribery, corruption or violations of the Hobbs Act, it is vital to understand the severity of these allegations and what penalties could result. Our law firm takes the time to explain these matters to our clients, helping them understand the laws and how they apply to the matter at hand. This helps us determine what criminal defense approach is best for our clients, their goals and interests.
To learn more, check out our law firm’s white collar crimes website. It is never easy to face criminal charges, minor or major. Regardless of the charges that one is accused of, it is important to understand one’s rights. Everyone is afforded the right to assert a criminal defense, and exercising this right could help a defendant reduce or even dismiss the charges against him or her.