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. Thomas C. West is a board certified criminal defense lawyer. His experience in white collar criminal defense cases can help provide important strategy and spot weakness in the prosecution’s case. Call him at 254-753-6437 for a free 30 minute consultation.
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 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. Waco white collar defense lawyer Thomas West has 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
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 critical information about the local judge, jury and prosecutors. Thomas West is well respected in Waco federal court and has the local understanding required. Waco white collar defense lawyer Thomas C. West is a former prosecutor. He is board certified in Criminal Law, which is a distinction held by very few criminal defense attorneys. If you need an aggressive white collar criminal defense attorney in Waco, call Thomas West at 254-753-6437.