Orange County White Collar Criminal Attorney
White Collar Defense Lawyer Virginia L. Landry
Located in Orange County, California, the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry is a criminal defense firm that is dedicated to protecting Orange County residents who have been accused of white collar crimes. Headed by attorney Virginia Landry, our firm provides reliable legal counsel and representation that you can count on.
With any white collar crime tried in a Southern California criminal court, the burden of guilt will be upon the prosecution to prove – beyond a reasonable doubt. Although your situation may seem dire and you may feel hopeless as to your defense, our lawyers and staff will investigate your unique situation and may find an instance where we can prove that you did not commit the crime you have been accused of, or where your rights were violated by the law enforcement agencies involved. In either case, our lawyers may be able to lessen your sentence or get your charges dismissed.
White Collar Crimes in Orange County
White collar crimes are those criminal offenses, usually involving money, which are typically committed by people in a business environment. Public officials, CEOs, accountants and business executives are common perpetrators of white collar offenses such as embezzlement, fraud, tax evasion, extortion, bribery,
internet crimes, and even
import/export crimes. It is estimated that the United States loses approximately 300 billion dollars each year due to white collar crimes.
Embezzlement involves a person who was in a position of trust betrays that trust and steals funds or information. This is usually in a business setting and so carries harsh penalties.
Fraud refers to a large category of crimes including: identity theft, false billing, health fraud, false advertising, bait and switch, investment fraud, and false insurance claims. It is the act of purposefully deceiving consumers in an attempt to gain financially. The act of threatening an individual for money or property is
extortion. This is not referring to threats of physical harm, as that would be convicted as robbery. However, it could refer to violence to the victim's family or harm to their reputation or property.
Bribery is in some ways similar to extortion in that is giving or demanding money in exchange for a favor of some kind. If you have been accused of any white collar crime, the first step you should take is to contact an Orange County white collar criminal lawyer as soon as possible.
Common sentences for California white collar crimes include: restitution (payment of damages), fines, prison or jail sentences, probation, the loss of professional licenses, and more. In addition to legal punishment, a person convicted or even accused of a white collar crime will likely lose their good reputation in the business world and may have trouble pursuing future business ventures or employment.
Consult with a White Collar Crime Lawyer
If you have been accused of or are currently under investigation for any type of white collar crime, the capable defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry may be able to help. Our attorneys and staff have been defending the rights of Orange County residents since 1989 and will fight to protect your rights and your future. White collar crimes are serious offenses that could ruin your reputation and your future if you are convicted, so fight your false charges today! With skilled representation from one of our attorneys, your chances of success will be significantly higher. Contact a white collar crime lawyer in Orange County today! Call us at 619-255-7494 or fill out our
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Contact an Orange County white collar criminal attorney from the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry today.