White Collar Crimes

White Collar Crimes or Fraud

Find information about fraud and other white collar crimes below. Contact our office for a free consultation of your white collar crime charges.

White collar crimes or fraud crimes in Nevada are intentionally lying or misinterpreting yourself to receive benefits. Most people accused with such crimes are wrongly accused; however, they already facing serious consequences such as imprisonment and hefty fines. Here’s information on how to keep criminal records clean, what fraud means, and your possible defenses.


Common Types of White Collar Crimes

Most fraud crimes involve allegations by a person during the course of their employment or when they are in a position of trust. The common types of white collar crimes or fraud are:

Securities Fraud

This means a fraudulent act that involves investments and stock markets in Las Vegas. Read our securities fraud page for more detailed info about this crime.

Identity Theft

This law means that it is a federal crime to assume another person’s identity to receive money or any other benefits

Mortgage Fraud

This law means that it is illegal to conceal a material or to make false statement intentionally when conducting a mortgage lending transaction.

Medical Insurance Fraud

This law applies to doctor and to medical staffs if they are suspected of billing health insurers to get more money.


Penalties

Most of the white-collar crime is a Category C Felony or Category B Felony.

  • Imprisonment can take from 1 to 20 years;
  • Fines could be up to $100,000;
  • Restitution of the monetary amount;
  • Attorney’s fees

Civil consequences includes hefty amount of money to repair credit ratings that could be destroyed with identity theft. Your history will have a permanent criminal records and it would be difficult for you to get employment or even a problem in renting a house in the area. Charges for white collar crime are serious.


Defense Attorney for White Collar Crimes

Fraud is one serious criminal offense that someone can commit. The state of Nevada and the federal government can use their extensive resources and organizations dedicate to prosecute against you. Contact criminal defense attorney Nevada and schedule a free case consultation. Depending on what your case is, there is a chance to reduce your charges or have it dismissed altogether.

References:

http://www.leg.state.nv.us/NRS/NRS-205.html

http://www.leg.state.nv.us/NRS/NRS-112.html