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What is a “white collar” crime?

The term “white collar crime” is used to refer to nonviolent, financially motivated crimes that professionals may be accused of, including fraud, embezzlement, identity theft and internet crimes. White collar crimes may be either federal or state crimes.

White collar crimes are usually nonviolent, and people accused of such offenses may have significant resources and a professional reputation to protect. There may be a perception that white collar defendants are treated differently by the court system, but penalties can be severe, and it is important to have the best defense possible.

The earlier Brill Legal Group gets involved with your case, the more we can do to help. We have experience representing high-profile public officials and prominent business executives. In many situations, our early work on a case has resulted in our clients never being charged with a crime and the matter not becoming public.

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