Not every crime involves a violent affair. White collar crimes are taken just as seriously as violent crimes by prosecutors in Indiana. In fact, depending on the circumstances, a white collar crime might be punishable by both state law and federal law. Moreover, accusations of white collar crimes could tarnish a person’s professional reputation leading to job loss and difficulties obtaining new employment.
There are many different white collar crimes. For example, fraud, such as wire fraud or computer fraud is a white collar crime. So is tax evasion and copyright infringement. Other examples of white collar crimes include money laundering, embezzlement, forgery and insider trading.
White collar crimes can be very complex. Therefore, those accused of such crimes may want to seek legal advice. For example, the professionals at Kammen & Moudy have five decades of combined experience in fighting white collar crimes. They aim to provide their clients with an honest evaluation of the facts of their case, and how the law applies to the facts of their case. This allows their clients to make informed decisions with regards to the next steps to take in their case.
In the end, anyone facing accusations of white collar crimes deserves the help of a dedicated attorney. Prosecutors will not go easy on a person accused of a financial crime any more than they would go easy on a person accused of a violent crime. For these reasons, it can help to have legal representation at every step of the criminal law process, so your legal rights and interests are protected.