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White Collar Crimes

Albany White Collar Crime Attorney

What is a White Collar Crime?

White-collar crimes include a variety of offenses, but each one usually involves fraud committed in business or against government entities. These crimes are committed by deceit, concealment, and violation of trust to obtain or avoid losing money, property, or to secure a personal or business advantage. White-collar crimes involve a variety of state and federal laws and range in punishments.

Types of White Collar Crimes

White-collar crimes include:

  • Bribery
  • Copyright infringement
  • Embezzlement
  • Forgery
  • Fraud
  • Identity theft
  • Money laundering
  • Ponzi schemes
  • Tax evasion

You are entitled to defend your rights if you were accused of a white-collar crime. An experienced Albany white-collar crime lawyer will be able to protect your constitutional rights and tell your side of the story.

Contact Schillinger & Associates, PLLC. to speak with our experienced Albany white collar crime attorney! We can help you reduce or even dismiss your charges, and help you obtain the best possible results for your case!

What are the Penalties & Punishments for White Collar Crimes in New York?

Nationwide penalties for white-collar crimes may involve a combination of imprisonment, fines, restitution, community service, disgorgement, probation, or alternative punishments. The penalties for a white-collar crime will vary depending on the situation, felonies will vary depending on the crime and the damages caused.

General penalties in New York include:

  • Class B felony: Up to 25 years of prison
  • Class C felony: Up to 15 years in prison
  • Class D felony Up to 7 years in prison

Contact an Experienced Albany White Collar Attorney

White collar crimes are a general category of charges that usually involve fraud, financial instruments, banking, or investment schemes. The charges are named for the kinds of people associated with financial crime—stock brokers, office workers, or “white collar” employees. However, you don’t have to work for a bank to be convicted of a white collar crime.

If you have been accused of a white-collar crime, contact a white collar crimes lawyer in Albany as soon as possible. This challenging time has the potential change the course of your career, destroy your reputation, and split your family. Schillinger & Associates, PLLC. provides aggressive representation to fight for your rights and future. We have successfully handled hundreds of cases, and we have a broad range of legal experience.

Contact our Albany white collar crime lawyers for a free case review at (518) 413-0889!

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