Connecticut White Collar Crimes Attorneys
Assisting individuals who have been accused of white collar crimes
White collar crimes are criminal offenses that use non-violent means to wrongfully achieve financial gain. While white collar crimes can be committed by anyone, they are often committed by professionals, government officials, or people with access to private client information. White collar crimes are actively investigated by authorities and have the potential to result in stiff criminal sanctions from significant financial penalties to major jail time if you are convicted. If you have been charged with, or are under investigation for, a white collar offense, it’s critical to retain a qualified Connecticut criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.
To schedule a free consultation with experienced criminal defense attorneys Felice Duffy and Paul Thomas, call our office in New Haven today at 203-946-2000.
Common white collar offenses in Connecticut
There are various white collar offenses in Connecticut that can result in prosecution against you. Duffy Law, LLC is qualified to defend you when you are accused of any type of white collar crime and handles the following types of cases:
- Computer and cyber crimes – A substantial body of criminal law has developed over the past few decades regarding the unlawful use of computers and the internet. Some common examples of computer-related crimes include stalking, phishing scams, unauthorized use of a computer, and wire fraud.
- Identity theft – Identity theft involves using another person’s personal information for fraud or some other form of deception, usually for financial gain. Identity theft prosecutions often involve allegations of using another person’s information in order to obtain credit or make purchases.
- Harassment and stalking – Stalking and harassment are similar offenses that generally involve unwanted communications or threatening behavior. In many cases, stalking and harassment occur in the context of a former relationship between two people, but may also involve people who have never met. In addition, stalking and harassment may take place in person or via electronic communication.
- Fraud – Fraud is a broad legal term encompassing a wide variety of offenses that involve some sort of deception to achieve financial gain. Specific types of fraud that may occur include bank fraud, mortgage fraud, insurance fraud, and business fraud.
- Forgery – The offense of forgery involves falsifying, copying, altering, or creating a document, signature, or symbol with the intent to deceive others. Examples of forgery can include the alteration of a will, signing another person’s name without authorization, and creating false tickets or tokens for public services.
Contact Duffy Law, LLC to schedule a free confidential case evaluation with a Connecticut white collar crimes lawyer
If you have been accused of a white collar crime, you should contact an attorney as soon as possible. A conviction can have extremely serious consequences, including probation, significant fines, restitution, the forfeiture of property, and jail time. There are often many legal defenses that an experienced Connecticut criminal defense attorney may be able to raise in a criminal prosecution against you. Criminal defense attorney Felice Duffy is a former federal prosecutor; defense attorney Paul Thomas is a former federal defender. They blend their invaluable skills and insight, allowing them to provide rigorous and effective legal representation to clients accused of a variety of crimes. To schedule a free consultation with a criminal defense attorney, call Duffy Law, LLC in New Haven today at 203-946-2000.