You May Be Facing Prison Time For White Collar Charges
A professional who is accused of a white collar crime faces more than the loss of their reputation, the respect of their colleagues and their careers. A conviction likely means a substantial prison sentence and thousands of dollars in penalties and fines.
We Will Stand By You
Your choice of criminal defense attorney is vital when dealing with white collar charges. Located in Geneva, Illinois, the Law Offices of Johnson & Buh has decades of experience with the often highly technical nature of the evidence in white collar. Our lawyers are prepared to give you the best criminal defense possible in DeKalb County, Kane County and surrounding communities.
What Is White Collar Crime?
White collar crimes generally involve using deceit to obtain money or valuables illegally. Common examples of white collar charges include:
- Tax evasion
- Money laundering
- Fraud, including securities fraud and insurance fraud
Often, people charged with a white collar crime are financial advisers, loan officers, accountants, executives and other professionals who have been entrusted with money belonging to clients or employers. Because the alleged thefts generally involve tens of thousands of dollars or more, a conviction will require the defendant to pay huge amounts in restitution and court-imposed fines.
Your Attorney’s Experience Makes A Difference
White collar crime is a specialized area of criminal defense because the evidence is often embedded in computer files and paperwork. Our attorneys have substantial experience in complex criminal matters. We work with experts to investigate the facts of your case and prepare a sound legal strategy on your behalf.