White Collar Crime & Fraud Cases
Most white collar crime and fraud cases involve some type of theft, however what constitutes a white collar crime case can range from many different crimes in many different industries including, but certainly not limited to:
- identity fraud
- stock or securities fraud
- accounting fraud
- real estate or mortgage fraud
- bank fraud
- internet fraud
- mail fraud
- tax fraud
- credit card fraud
- computer fraud
- insurance fraud
What is typically common in these white collar crime cases is that there is normally a charge that a person or company made statements or provided information that was false or misleading or that they deceptively held back information in order to obtain the property of another.
These white collar crime and fraud cases can be brought at the state or federal level. They are typically complex and require a detailed investigation and analysis. Conspiracy charges, which can widen the net of those the government claims are involved in a white collar crime or fraud case, are a common characteristic of these cases and make it even more important that someone being investigated for, or accused of, a white collar crime is properly advised as to what to expect when it comes to his, her or the company's rights and liabilities.
The firm of Shorstein & Lasnetski has valuable experience in dealing with white collar crimes and fraud cases on the state and federal levels. As a former prosecutor, Paul Shorstein was the head of the white collar crimes division for DeKalb County, Georgia for two years. In that position, he prosecuted all state white collar crime cases in the second biggest county in Georgia. He also worked on multiple cases with the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's office that resulted in convictions on federal charges of individuals accused of stealing millions of dollars from victims throughout the country. Jeremey Lasnetski, as an assistant state attorney, was assigned to the Special Prosecution Unit, which specialized in white collar investigations and intricate fraud cases.
If you or your company are being investigated for, or have been arrested on, white collar crime or fraud charges, it is important to seek the legal advice of an attorney experienced in these matters. If you have any questions regarding drug crimes or sentences in Jacksonville, Northeast Florida or Southeast Georgia, please call us at 904-642-3332 or contact us online.