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White collar crimes describe a family of crimes carried out by individuals who seek to defraud or steal items of value from another entity. These are generally not violent, but often involve illegal financial transactions. Many white collar crimes are considered to be high-profile, which often leads to maximum sentencing. It can be difficult to determine the specific penalties a defendant may face without consulting a knowledgeable attorney who is familiar with sentencing in a variety of scenarios. In particular, the amount of money illegally transferred or stolen can play a significant role in length of the sentence, as well as financial sanctions.

Legal Ramifications of a White Collar Crime

Being accused of a white collar crime can have a devastating impact on your personal and professional life. Having your name associated with such a crime—regardless of your innocence—may be enough to lose your job and end your career. With your livelihood and reputation at stake, it is important to confront allegations of white collar crimes immediately to minimize the negative impact it can carry. If you have been accused of a white collar crime, it is absolutely essential that you speak to our legal team as soon as possible.

Types of White Collar Crimes

It is important to be aware of the wide variety of white collar crimes that an individual may be accused of committing. Depending on the circumstances and seriousness of your alleged crime, you could face stiff fines, the loss of your professional license, and even a prison sentence if your crime constitutes a federal offense.

Some of the most common white collar crimes include:

A conviction for committing any one of these crimes can have a severely negative impact on your life. With the assistance of a professional, highly skilled attorney, you can fight any allegations that have been leveled against you or seek to have your charges reduced or dismissed.

Protect Your Reputation: Contact Our San Francisco Firm

At Okabe & Haushalter, our attorneys have the aggressive attitude and in-depth knowledge necessary to decisively handle any white collar crime case. Our firm has a proven record of success in many high profile cases. We are proud of our accomplishments and confident in our ability to represent your case with the professionalism these types of charges require. With your career and your livelihood at stake, you should not take a chance with a less experienced and less successful firm. We are here to help you get what you want. Contact our firm now!