Clearwater White Collar Crimes
Criminal Defense for Fraud Charges
White collar crimes are some of the most complex offenses for which you could be arrested. Business owners are often under investigation for white collar crimes long before they are even alerted that charges are being brought against them. At Tinny, Meyer & Piccarreto, P.A., we have extensive experience defending white collar crimes throughout Clearwater and Pinellas County. We understand how these cases are investigated and prosecuted on both a state and federal level.
A few examples of white collar crimes we defend include:
- Medicare and Medicaid fraud
- Bankruptcy and insurance fraud
- Stock or securities fraud
- Identity theft
- Credit card fraud
- Mail fraud
- Wire or tax fraud
Consequences of White Collar Crimes
White collar crimes are non-violent offenses which involve the theft of money through deception or fraud. If you are arrested or charged with a non-violent offense such as a white collar crime, you may be wondering about the consequences you could be facing. Whether you are currently under investigation or have been arrested, retaining a Clearwater defense attorney to represent you is essential.
The consequences you could face depend on the exact crime which was allegedly committed, but could include:
- Time in jail or federal prison
- Significant fines and fees
- Restitution to the victims
- Suspension of professional licenses
Protecting Your Legal Rights
Our Clearwater criminal defense attorneys are dedicated to delving deep into the evidence against you and working to get the charges against you reduced or dropped entirely. We are here to ensure your rights are not violated during the investigation or by the prosecutors in court.