Are You Being Investigated for a White-Collar Crime
Many people are under the misconception that since white collar crimes are non-violent, they result in minimal penalties. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. If you’ve been accused of, or are being investigated for a white-collar crime, look for experienced legal help from a criminal defense attorney such as Mervyn M. Mosbacker Jr. He has extensive experience in defending those accused in state and federal courts with white collar crimes. These include mail fraud, bank fraud, wire fraud, securities fraud, embezzlement, health care fraud and major theft cases. His white-collar crime defense can dramatically change your life and give you the best chance and opportunity at a positive conclusion for your case.
Types of White Collar Crimes
Many types of frauds and scams fall into the category of white-collar crime. Common white-collar crimes include:
- Healthcare fraud
- Insurance fraud
- Bank fraud
- Wire fraud
- Ponzi schemes
- Securities fraud
- Defrauding the government
Depending on the charges, white collar crimes can be charged through a variety of both state and federal laws.
White Collar Penalties
A criminal conviction could result in penalties of up to 20 years imprisonment and even life imprisonment. Also, fines of up to $250,000 or more. even in the millions of dollars can be imposed. This type of conviction will stay on your record and make it difficult to get employment or to pass a background check. If you are accused of a white-collar crime, you need take the charges seriously due to the potential consequences of a conviction. It is best to be proactive and hire an experienced white-collar crime defense attorney like Mervyn M. Mosbacker Jr. at the first hint of trouble.
White Collar Crime Investigations
Today, both individuals and businesses face increasingly aggressive government enforcement. Many government investigations of white-collar crimes can involve parallel criminal and civil proceedings, data privacy issues, and complex e-discovery issues. As a result, there are legal complexities that require careful strategy, communications, and coordination at every step of the defense effort. Attorney Mervyn M. Mosbacker Jr. helps clients navigate this difficult process of investigation and has extensive experience with compliance programs. With extensive trial and appellate experience, he can mount a strong defense on behalf of his clients accused of a white-collar crime. His successes include persuading the government not to prosecute, dismissal of charges, not guilty verdicts, reduction of charges, probation instead of prison, and reduced sentences.
Call to Schedule a Consultation with a White-Collar Defense Lawyer in Houston Today
If you’ve been charged with a white-collar crime, call to schedule a consultation with a criminal defense lawyer in Houston today. Having any criminal charge on your record can negatively impact your life including not allowing you to vote, get a loan or get employed at various jobs. The expert legal staff at the Law Office of Mervyn M. Mosbacker, Jr. will thoroughly investigate your case and find the best possible defense to get you the best outcome. We are ready to assist you now and can schedule a conference with you right away. We serve Houston and all the surrounding communities, and we are eager to serve you. Call us at 713-526-2246 to schedule a free initial consultation and let us give you legal guidance you can count on.