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Norwalk Connecticut White Collar Crime Defense Lawyers

Stamford Attorneys Defending White Collar Crimes

The term “white collar crime” refers to a set of criminal offenses involving non-violent acts that are financially motivated. Because white collar crimes do not involve physical injury, many people consider these acts to be less serious than violent crimes, such as assault or robbery. Howe’ver, many white collar crime schemes may become extremely complex, may last for years, and have the potential to leave victims in severe financial ruin.

There are many different types of white collar crime scenarios and, too often, people may be unknowingly involved or wrongfully accused. Investigations into white collar crime schemes may last for months or years, and law enforcement may build a mountain of evidence against you in the process. For this reason, it is imperative that you contact an experienced white collar crime defense lawyer as soon as you suspect you are under investigation.

Michael R. Corsello has the experience and skill to defend these often complicated white collar cases, and he uses his own investigation techniques and experts to refute the evidence against you. If you have been accused of involvement in a white collar crime, call the Law Offices of Michael R. Corsello, LLC at 203-838-7007 as soon as possible to discuss your case.

Types of White Collar Crime in Connecticut

White collar crimes come in many varieties; howe’ver all of them involve trying to wrongfully take money from another person without permission. Some examples of white collar crimes include:

  • Embezzlement
  • Money Laundering
  • Insider Trading
  • Investment Fraud
  • Counterfeiting
  • Accounting Fraud
  • Bank or Credit Card Fraud
  • Identity Theft
  • Forgery
  • Cybercrimes

The penalties for these crimes will depend on the scope of the scheme and the amount of money that was allegedly misappropriated. Howe’ver, many people convicted of white collar offenses spend years in prison and pay costly fines and restitution.

Furthermore, many white collar crime operations involve many players, all of whom are likely trying to save themselves by pointing the blame in other directions. Implication in white collar cases may begin long before any arrests are made or charges are issued. You should assume you are a suspect in a case as soon as law enforcement officers question you, whether they deny it or not. You should always have a knowledgeable white collar crime defense attorney there to protect your rights from the first moment you speak with the authorities. Having an attorney present will limit the risk that you will say something to accidentally incriminate yourself or create unnecessary suspicion.

Contact an Experienced Stamford White Collar Crime Lawyer Today

White collar crime cases can be extremely complicated and have very high stakes. For these reasons, it is essential to have an attorney familiar with white collar charges handling your case. If you live in the Fairfield, Norwalk, Stamford, or Westport areas and you have been arrested, charged, or simply believe you may be under investigation, please contact the Law Offices of Michael R. Corsello, LLC at 203-838-7007 as soon as possible for assistance.