Knoxville White Collar Crime Defense Lawyer
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If you are facing criminal charges for a white collar crime, you could be the focus of either a state or federal criminal investigation, and at the risk of being sent to prison – perhaps for a very long time. Don't let this happen to you. We urge you to contact Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law to protect your constitutional rights, your freedom, and your future.
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Why choose Attorney Kurtz?
- Rated 10.0 Superb by Avvo
- Lead Counsel Rated Attorney
- On the Board of Directors for the Federal Defender Services of Eastern Tennessee
- Serves as liaison between the bar and federal judiciary
Since white collar crimes can be committed by a series of highly sophisticated activities, you can count on law enforcement to invest their resources and experts to unveil any concealment or other criminal actions. With that being said, you must have a highly skilled and experienced Knoxville federal criminal defense attorney such as Attorney Kurtz.
You have questions. We have the answers.
What is a white collar crime?
White collar crime encompasses an array of nonviolent crimes that are usually committed for the purpose of financial gain. Such crimes are often committed by "white collar" professionals who, by the nature of their work, have the ability to commit illegal acts.
Are white collar crimes prosecuted on the state or federal levels?
White collar crimes are prosecuted under state and federal legislation. Many are investigated by federal agencies such as the FBI, and subsequently prosecuted as federal crimes.
What are the penalties for a white collar crime?
The penalties for a white collar crime may include fines, community confinement, home detention, forfeitures, victim restitution, imprisonment and more.
What are common examples of white collar crimes?
The most common white collar offenses include, but are not limited to:
- Bankruptcy fraud
- Healthcare fraud
- Insurance fraud
- Mortgage fraud
- Intellectual property theft
- Financial institution fraud
- Money laundering
- Securities fraud
White Collar Crime & the FBI
The term "white collar crime" was coined in 1939, the FBI defines it as lying, cheating, and stealing. White collar crime today is synonymous with a variety of frauds that are committed by businesses, doctors, investment companies, and even government professionals.
The FBI does not consider white collar fraud as a victimless crime, even though it does not involve acts of violence. Since today's modern fraud schemes are highly sophisticated, the FBI is continuously using its skills to investigate and prosecute scams before they begin.
Protecting Your Rights Every Step of the Way
If you are being accused of a white collar crime, you are caught in a sticky situation and cannot afford to be defended by a green or overworked public defender. With your rights on the line, you need our Knoxville white collar crime defense lawyer at Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law!
Whether you are entirely innocent, were acting under duress from your superiors, or got caught with your hands in the cookie jar, we are on your side! Not only do we know state and federal law, but we are highly skilled at investigating the facts of a case. With the state-of-the-art technologies and resources at our disposal, we have what it takes to defend you!
Is your reputation, career, and freedom at risk? Call today for a free case evaluation!