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White collar crime generally refers to non-violent crimes of deception that are motivated by profit.  According to the U.S. Department of Justice, "white-collar offenses" are "non-violent illegal activities which principally involve traditional notions of deceit, deception, concealment, manipulation, breach of trust, subterfuge or illegal circumvention."  KAPLAN AND KAPLAN has handled white collar criminal cases involving fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, bank fraud, and corporate fraud.

White collar criminal charges often follow months or even years of investigation.  Substantial evidence is typically collected before charges are filed which makes these cases challenging to defend.  It is important to have an attorney experienced in while collar crime to defend your case.

If you are charged with a white collar crime or you suspect you are being investigated, speak to a knowledgeable white collar criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. Contacting an attorney early is critical.  Early preparation by an experienced defense lawyer can increase your chances of a favorable outcome, including the possibility of charges being dismissed.  We, at KAPLAN AND KAPLAN, have the experience necessary to assist you.