A white collar crime is one that involves deceit in order to make money. There are many crimes under this category, but all have one thing in common: Fraud. These crimes are nonviolent in nature and often conducted by business professionals of high social and economic status. Ponzi schemes, for example, are well-known white collar crimes.
Experienced White Collar Crimes Defense in Sacramento
There are numerous other white collar crimes that Sacramento defense lawyer Jonathan Gonzales can help you with.
- Securities fraud: Also known as "insider trading," securities fraud involves using a company's confidential information to make money, like selling stocks.
- Insurance fraud: This involves lying on an application and planning a scheme to illegally collect on the policy.
- Embezzlement: This involves taking money from an employee and putting the funds in your account.
- Tax evasion: The person avoids tax obligations by transferring property and using false information, among other schemes.
- Money laundering: This act involves filtering money that is illegally obtained and pushing it through a series of transactions in order to make the money appear legitimate.
Avoid Serious Charges with Aggressive Defense Strategies
If charged with a white collar crime in California, you could be forced to pay restitution to the victim as well as face fines and jail time. The penalties vary significantly. These are serious crimes that require an experienced Sacramento white collar crime lawyer. The Law Office of Jonathan Gonzales can navigate your case and determine the best course of defense.
Jonathan Gonzales is a former police officer and aggressive trial lawyer who will fight for your rights. With an undefeated jury trial record for 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019, Attorney Gonzales has the experience to get your penalties reduced significantly or even get your case dismissed altogether based on the circumstances.
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