White Collar Crimes

In 1939, a professor by the name of Edwin Sutherland came up with term "white collar crime." A white collar crime involves a fraudulent crime that is commited by either a government or business professional. This type of fraudulent activity can affect a wide range of individuals including businesses, the government, and consumers.

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Penalties for white collar crimes include:

  • Being Detained At Home
  • Restitution
  • Fines
  • Imprisonment

A recent study done by the FBI states that white collar crimes cost more than $300 billion each year. Additionally, solo individuals are not the only ones who are guilty of white collar crimes. Entire corporations have also been known to be charged with committing white collar crimes. Also, white collar crimes are not done strictly with paperwork, either. In other words, with the latest advancements in technology, white collar crimes are also being committed using computers.

What exactly classifies as a white collar crime? Some examples of white collar crimes include trade secret theft, economic espionage, credit card fraud, bankruptcy fraud, healthcare fraud, embezzlement, mail fraud, counterfeiting, tax evasion, antitrust violations, kickbacks, public corruption, money laundering, insurance fraud, and bribery.

Do you or someone you know need legal assistance regarding white collar crimes? If so, contact one of our experienced securities attorneys in your area today!

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Do you or someone you know need legal assistance regarding white collar crimes? If so, contact one of our experienced securities attorneys in your area today!

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