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What Are White Collar Crimes in Texas?

The Word Fraud Encircled by HandcuffsWhite collar crimes often seem less severe than they are because they are typically non-violent offenses. While these offenses may not cause physical harm to another person, they often cause financial harm. White collar crimes are usually theft crimes carried out by deception or fraud, such as identity theft or embezzlement.

If you have been accused of a white collar crime it is vital that you seek representation right away. Our firm has decades of history representing clients in complex white collar crime cases and can put our experience to good use in your case. Often times these offenses are widespread issues that involve large operations and millions of dollars. Whatever white collar crime charges you may be facing, contact the Law Office of Tom & Ann Stickler for help.

Contact our white collar crime lawyer in Brazoria County today at (281) 601-4133 to speak with a knowledgeable legal advocate. We offer free consultations.

Texas White Collar Crime Penalties

While white collar crimes are generally considered as less severe due to the lack of physical violence, they still can have serious consequences. A white collar crime on your criminal record may also affect your future employment opportunities and ruin your reputation for many years to come, even after you have served your time.

While the term white collar crimes covers a broad range of offenses, some examples include:

  • Bribery - 2nd degree felony, up to 20 years & up to $10k in fines.
  • Fraud - penalties range depending on the value or services that were defrauded, these penalties can range from a class c misdemeanor to a 1st degree felony.
  • Money laundering - penalties range depending on the amount of money laundered, these penalties can reach a 3rd degree felony.
  • Forgery - defaults to a class a misdemeanor, up to 1 year in jail & up to $4k in fines.

White collar crimes are incredibly serious and can involve months or years of investigatory work by federal agencies. By the time you are arrested, these agencies may have stacked up significant evidence against you. It is important to hire an attorney as soon as possible to investigate the accusations and begin building a solid defense.

What Are the Most Common Federal Crimes?

Many white collar crimes intersect with federal laws and when being charged with a white collar crime you may be dealing with a federal criminal charge that requires a certain level of expertise. Crimes that involve the federal government typically include crimes that involve federal employees/lands or crimes that cross state borders.

The most common federal white collar crimes include, but are not limited to:

  • Bank Robbery
  • Counterfeiting
  • Immigration Violations
  • Murder Committed on Federal Land
  • Computer Crimes
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Identity Theft
  • International Money Laundering
  • Credit Card & ATM Fraud
  • Organized Crime
  • Public Corruption

At the Law Office of Tom & Ann Stickler, we have more than 20 years of experience representing criminal cases, including white collar crimes. Our white collar crime attorney in Brazoria County has a unique insight into what goes into these cases and how to fight them. We strive to make hiring us as easy as possible, with 24/7 availability and payment plans.

Contact an Alvin white collar crime lawyer today at (281) 601-4133 to schedule your free consultation.

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