“White collar crimes” encompasses a wide variety of nonviolent offenses that are usually financially motivated and committed by a person who occupies a position of trust with the victim. Persons charged with white collar crime may be business or government officials, trustees, care givers, accountants or bookkeepers. Typical white collar crimes include:
- Identity theft,
- Elder financial abuse,
- Contracting fraud,
- Accounting fraud,
- Governmental fraud and public corruption.
During the last decade the Law Offices of Lawrence & Peck has successfully represented public officials, corporate officers, professionals, and others charged with white collar crimes in some of the County’s most highly publicized cases. We have considerable experience correlating and analyzing enormous quantities of documentary evidence and we know the legal complexities that are often involved in white collar cases.
The investigation of potential white collar crimes by authorities may take months to complete before charges are filed. If you think you are being investigated it is essential you obtain experienced legal representation immediately.