White Collar Criminal Defense in Waco Federal Court and State Court
White-collar crime describes various forms of alleged fraud or embezzlement. People charged with white-collar crimes are typically white-collar workers. Since 1925, our law firm has defended people accused of white-collar crimes in the Waco area. We have the experience, knowledge, and relationships to provide our clients with vital tactics to identify weaknesses in the prosecution. Call us at 254-753-6437 for a free consultation.
You cannot afford to let authorities push you around if you face charges for fraud or some other white-collar crime. A conviction can mean going to prison or paying other stiff penalties. We have experience with federal and state investigations relating to accounting fraud, compliance, insider trading, public corruption, mail fraud, and wire fraud.
White-collar crime cases involve examining a lot of evidence. These crimes often take years to file through. The trials are a lengthy process, especially when the defendant faces both state and federal charges. Sometimes investigations last a long time before charges. Getting a capable white-collar criminal defense attorney is essential in this process. We understand that even the air of criminal misdealing can end a career. So our Waco criminal defense attorneys will work behind the scenes with prosecutors to prevent prosecutions wherever possible. In some cases, it is feasible to dodge charges entirely.
Accused of White Collar Crime in Waco
When money is lost, people look for someone to blame. Investors, business partners, and the Government try to find a criminal activity that often does not exist. And often, those accused are scapegoats for the real criminals. Innocent people are often accused of criminal wrongdoing because the investigators refused to understand how a business worked. Our Waco criminal defense lawyers have successfully represented clients in high-profile white-collar crime cases, including those involving:
- Fraud, including mortgage and bank fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, Medicare-Medicaid fraud
- Embezzlement, including use of fictitious invoices, billing for goods not delivered and misappropriation of investors’ money
- Public and political corruption
- Social security fraud
- Health care fraud
- Falsifying financial documents
- Giving misleading statements
- Income tax evasion
- RICO violations
- Money laundering
- Insider trading
- Corporate espionage
- Insurance Fraud
- Medicare/Medicaid Fraud
- Internet crimes
- Bank Fraud
- Cell Phone Fraud
- Computer Crime
- Credit Card Fraud
- Currency Schemes
- Environmental Schemes
- Investment Schemes
- Insurance Fraud
- Securities Fraud
- Tax Evasion
- Telemarketing Fraud
- Welfare Fraud
- Weights and Measures
Frequently Asked Questions about Criminal Defense
We understand that this time is troubling for you. Nothing beats talking with your lawyer face-to-face. But while you are waiting for your appointment with an attorney, you can read some of our frequently asked questions about the criminal law process.
Waco White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney
When people in Waco are accused of white-collar crimes, they often hire lawyers from Houston, Dallas, or Austin. That decision deprives the local defendant of vital information about the local judge, jury, and prosecutors. Our attorneys are well respected. We are familiar faces in both federal and state courts. In Waco, judges and prosecutors know that we are serious in our knowledge of criminal law. They know that we are familiar with the way the law has been applied in cases that have a bearing on yours. We have the local understanding required. Our Waco white-collar defense lawyers are knowledgeable, proactive, and experienced in white-collar criminal defense. Call us at 254-753-6437 for a free consultation about your white collar matter.