White-collar crimes are typically non-violent crimes involving fraud or theft committed by someone of respect or a higher social class. These crimes are sometimes referred to as economic crimes or corporate crimes.
Undergoing investigation for fraud, embezzlement, theft or any other type of white-collar crime requires the support of a skilled, experienced attorney. Olson Defense offers decades of experience, which can help channel results such as dropping or reducing charges or avoiding a conviction. If convicted, sentences for white-collar crimes can include hefty fines, prison and restitution payments to the victims. These convictions can consequently leave a permanent scar on your record and adversely affect your personal and professional life.
Types of white-collar crimes in Minnesota:
- Fraud & conspiracy
- Identity theft
- Money laundering
- Federal crimes
- Insider trading
- Political campaign violations
- Racketeering (RICO)
- Anti-kickback laws
- Tax evasion / tax fraud
- Public corruption
- Internet crimes
Credit card fraud is an additional white-collar crime common in the State of Minnesota, which involves using a stolen credit card to make purchases in the victim's name. This type of crime deprives the U.S. economy of billions of dollars every year. Credit card fraud penalties may include jail time, fines, probation, counseling, community service and a permanent mark on your criminal record.
If you are under investigation for a crime and have not yet been charged, Olson Defense can assist you with pre-charge representation. We will contact law enforcement investigators, prosecutors, and the courts to keep you informed of the status of your case. Additionally, we will work to try to avoid charges ever being filed.
Charged with a white collar crime? Contact Olson Defense for a free consultation.