White Collar Crime Lawyer Redwood City, CA
The Morales Law Firm has significant experience handling cases of sophisticated fraud and white collar crimes. We understand how careers can be ruined by these allegations, let alone the potential for a incarceration if convicted.
If you were arrested or are suspect in an investigation, contact our team immediately. Early intervention may help you avoid the full brunt of formal charges and public exposure if there is an innocent explanation to your involvement.
The term “white collar crimes” can actually be applied to a variety of many, more specified charges, including:
- Embezzlement and corporate theft
- Misappropriation of company or client funds
- Medical insurance fraud
- Mortgage fraud
- Internet scams/consumer fraud
- Check forgery
- Identity theft/credit card theft
Crimes such as bribery, identity theft, embezzlement, and fraud crimes including wire fraud, contracting fraud, and mail fraud often require a criminal lawyer to have an thorough understanding of the law and all the defenses available to their clients. White collar criminal defense, too, requires representation from a skilled Redwood white collar crime lawyer who is dedicated to building a strong case from competing interpretations of financial documents and transactions, e-mails, and billing and accounting procedures against the federal government. At The Morales Law Firm, we understand the stakes are extremely high in these cases, as often a defendant with no criminal record is facing severe maximum penalties, and we want to help our clients fight for their rights.
White collar crimes are typically investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI); however, other federal agencies are sometimes involved in more nuanced or specified areas of fraud or white collar crimes. Specifically, the FBI tends to focus their attention on insurance fraud, healthcare fraud, and mortgage fraud. Insurance fraud reportedly costs insurance companies roughly 30 billion dollars per year. Thus, these insurance companies have large and powerful lobby groups that place pressure on federal and state governments to crackdown on fraudulent claims — meaning the odds are ever stacked against our clients when facing strong, heavily funded opposition in court.
The FBI and other law enforcement agencies secure search warrants and arrest warrants in white collar cases using a variety tactics including deploying undercover agents and conducting covert surveillance. Do not wait to contact a white collar crime lawyer in Redwood City CA if you think you are under investigation by the FBI or another US law enforcement agency. If you or someone you know is being investigated or has been arrested or indicted for a federal crime, contact The Morales Law Firm today.
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White collar crime charges can completely up-root the accused parties life. At The Morales Law Firm, we understand how daunting this can be, and have dedicated our lives to fighting for the rights of our clients. If you think you are under investigation or have been charged with a white collar crime, you need to contact a competent white collar crime lawyer Redwood City CA residents trust. Call us now.