West Palm Beach White Collar Crimes Lawyer David W. Olson
The term “white collar crime” broadly refers to a wide variety of financial crimes and schemes that involve fraud, deception, misrepresentation and dishonest practices. As opposed to crimes that are committed by violence and force, white collar crimes tend to be committed quietly and in secret within an office, business, corporate, government or financial environment. A conviction for a white collar crime may potentially result in years in prison, massive fines, forfeiture of assets, restitution and loss of professional licensure.
If You Are Under Investigation or Have Been Charged with a White Collar Crime
If you are in the midst of an investigation or have already been charged with a white collar crime, it is crucial to hire an attorney who understands the laws pertaining to Florida and federal white collar crimes and who will aggressively defend your innocence and freedom. Attorney David W. Olson, with more than 33 years of experience, provides zealous representation to clients accused of white-collar crimes and other criminal felonies and misdemeanors.
Examples of White Collar Crimes
Examples of white collar crimes include the following:
- Insider trading – utilizing confidential information to illegally profit in the stock and/or securities markets
- Money laundering – converting illegally obtained funds into seemingly legal money
- Computer crimes – includes hacking into private accounts and stealing personal information, bank account information, credit card information, social security numbers, etc.
- RICO Act violations, racketeering – involvement in criminal enterprises
- Insurance fraud – deceiving an insurance company to receive financial and/or other benefits
- Mortgage loan fraud – misrepresentation, falsification of documents, etc., in furtherance of deceiving a mortgage company to obtain financing or other benefits
- Bank fraud – defrauding a financial institution by illegal actions
- Embezzlement – illegally misappropriating or converting funds belonging to other parties, usually by a person entrusted with the property
Defense of White Collar Crimes
White collar crimes often contain a myriad of complex issues. As well, in many cases there are large volumes of documents and computer, business and financial records that must be sought and thoroughly examined. Preparation requires focus, attention, study and knowledge of state and federal laws that govern white collar crime and your case in particular. It is vital to retain an attorney who will give your case the meticulous attention to detail that is required for successful representation.
Law Offices of David W. Olson
Attorney Olson has developed a reputation as a highly skilled lawyer who deeply cares about his clients. He has represented thousands of clients during his 33 years of practice and remains acutely aware that to each client, the case at hand is the most important matter of his or her life.
David makes himself available to his clients and personally returns phone calls and emails. He will keep you advised of the development of your case and answer any questions you might have. In certain cases, such as complex white collar crimes, Attorney Olson may choose to utilize the expertise of others professionals such as attorneys, accountants and/or tax specialists.
To schedule a complimentary case review, call The Law Offices of David W. Olson at 561-833-8866.