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White Collar Crimes

White-collar crime has become an increasingly familiar phenomenon in the last few years. From high-profile investment fraud schemes to identity theft, it seems that these crimes are here to stay and are on the rise. With millions of dollars every year on the line, law enforcement has a keen interest in prosecuting white-collar crime.

What Is White-Collar Crime?

“White-collar crime” is not an exact legal term. It is general descriptive name used to refer to a variety of crimes. Most of the crimes in this informal category are called “white-collar” crimes because they are sometimes committed by people working in business, banking or investing sectors.

In general, white-collar crimes are nonviolent, illegal activities that use deceit, manipulation or breach of trust to accomplish an illicit goal. Some common examples are:

Many white-collar crimes involve federally regulated industries like banking and investing. As a result, most white-collar crimes are prosecuted as federal offenses and require a tough legal defense from an experienced attorney.

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