White Collar Criminal Defense Attorneys in Ohio
Experienced Rocky River attorneys fighting for your freedom
Search warrant, an unexpected interview by federal or state authorities, grand jury subpoena, target letter, and forfeiture proceedings are all tools used by federal and state law enforcement officials to investigate and prosecute white collar crime. If you are the recipient of any of these investigative techniques you should immediately contact a lawyer skilled in defending white collar crime. Simply being charged with a white collar crime can have a devastating effect on your ability to earn a living and your family relationships.
Fighting to protect your rights in federal court
“White collar crime” is a term mostly associated with intricate crimes committed solely for financial gain. They are primarily investigated and prosecuted by federal prosecutors. Whether it be during the investigatory stages or defending a criminal charge, the federal court system can be complicated and often overwhelming. It is important to find an attorney experienced in that arena who can help effectively navigate you through its complexities.
We represent clients who have been investigated for, been asked to provide information on, or been charged with all types of white collar cases, including:
- Fraud, such as bank fraud, tax fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, government contract fraud
- False statements to a government agency
- Public corruption
- Bribery and extortion
- Theft and embezzlement
- Antitrust violations
- Tax evasion
- Corporate espionage
- Racketeering/RICO cases
White collar crimes are often highly technical and complex cases that require examination of years of financial and personal information and communications, including emails. If you know or have any suspicion that you are being investigated, contact Lee, Fadel & Beyer to obtain advice on how to best address the matter. If required, we have the ability to marshal a defense team of lawyers, paralegals and support staff to meet the needs of the representation.
The potential penalties for white collar crime convictions include payment of heavy fines, restitution and significant prison sentences. The lawyers at Lee, Fadel & Beyer have built a well deserved reputation for their success in this area of practice.