Whether you are just under investigation at this point or you have already been formally charged with fraud, embezzlement or some other type of white collar crime, you need to hire an experienced Arizona criminal defense attorney immediately. Your future is at stake, and the criminal charges you are facing may result in severe penalties if you are convicted.
In recent years, federal and state regulatory and law enforcement agencies have significantly increased investigation and prosecution of businesses and their executives/owners. At the Brubaker Law Office, Our criminal defense team has the experience and insight needed to navigate the complex issues related to “white collar” crime.
Cynthia Brubaker has represented numerous business organizations and their employees in connection with criminal investigations. We have been actively involved in all stages of the defense of these matters, from preliminary investigation, through grand jury proceedings, to trial. In addition to being an accomplished trial attorney, Mrs. Brubaker has experience as a criminal defense attorney in Chicago with the Cook County public defenders office. With such a distinguished background, she can offer professional, experienced and reputable representation for almost every type of white collar and financial crime.
- SEC Actions
- Federal procurement fraud
- Money Laundering
- Contracting fraud
- Mail and Wire Fraud
- Public Corruption
- Public integrity offense
- Conflict of interest
Here are some “White Collar” crimes we can defend against:
- Embezzlement – the taking of someone’s property by a person with whom it is entrusted.
- Bribery – occurs when someone gives or takes a bribe.
- Larceny – involves taking someone’s property without paying for or returning it.
- Extortion – also known as blackmail.
- Fraud – this often includes but is not limited to health care fraud and tax fraud.
- Medicare/Medicaid Fraud – Fraud in the billing of the government for Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement.
- Price Fixing – an agreement between two parties to set prices for a certain product, thereby violating free market operations.
- Racketeering – the extortion of money by force or a pattern of criminal activity committed to further the interests of a criminal syndicate.
- Computer Fraud – using a computer to commit a crime.
- Obstruction of Justice – interfering with the criminal process by impeding an investigation.
- Perjury – lying while under oath in a judicial proceeding
Prosecution of White Collar Crimes
White collar crimes can be prosecuted by the State of Arizona or at federal level, depending on whether a state or federal law was broken. If convicted, these crimes usually result in jail time, large fines, and restitution to the victims of the crime.
For people who have been victimized by white collar crime, hiring a white collar crime lawyer is often helpful when attempting to recover monies lost.