Tampa, St. Pete, Land O’ Lakes, Sarasota Manatee County, Florida Fraud Defense

Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Sarasota Fraud Attorneys

There are many different types of fraud crimes that you can be arrested for in Florida. Joe Uccello and Kelly Ann McCabe are experienced fraud and criminal defense attorneys who can defend you. It’s crucial that if you are being investigated or have been charged with any type of fraud crime, that you hire a Tampa Bay criminal defense attorney who can protect your civil rights. Please call our office or contact us online if you’ve been charged with any of the following types of theft crimes or fraud:

White collar crime, Florida

White-collar crimes are a class of crimes committed by professionals, business people and public officials and is defined in the Florida Statutes as a conspiracy to commit, or the commission of any felony offense specified in the listed statutory chapters relating to fraudulent practices and theft. See Florida Statute § 775.0844 (3). “White collar crime” includes any felony offense that is committed with

  • Involves or results in the commission of fraud or deceit upon a person; or
  • Involves a conspiracy to commit fraud or deceit upon a person. with intent to temporarily or permanently deprive a person of his or her property; or
  • Involves a conspiracy to temporarily or permanently deprive a person of his or her property with intent to defraud or that involves a conspiracy to defraud.
We’ve listed information on some common white-collar crimes that you can be arrested for in Florida, below. If you need more information or have questions about whether or not your charge is considered a white collar crime and if so, how it could effect your case or result in other charges please contact our office to discuss your case.
  • Bribery – If you have been arrested, charged or are being investigated for suspicion of bribery, your problems have just begun and even if your found not-guilty, the effects of this can be devastating to your life.
  • Insurance Fraud, PIP Fraud – If you are an individual, corporation or insurance agent and you’ve been arrested or being investigated for insurance fraud in Tampa Bay, you need an experienced and aggressive criminal defense lawyer. Florida routinely prosecutes insurance fraud because of the billions of dollars it costs taxpayers annually. Additionally, insurance fraud charges frequently result in additional RICO charges, mail and wire fraud or other charges. Penalties and incarceration time can be extensive depending on the circumstances of your case.
Other Types of White Collar Crimes That Will Require Hiring a Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Attorney
If you’ve been charged or being investigated for any of the crimes listed below, we can represent you. Your assets may have been frozen and your reputation is on the line thus, you need an aggressive Tampa Bay criminal defense team who can help you to navigate through your charges, and who will protect your rights. If you need a white collar crime attorney in Tampa, St. Pete, Clearwater, Pasco County or in Sarasota/Bradenton, call Joe Uccello and Kelly McCabe today for a consultation.
  • Money Laundering
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Health Care Fraud
  • Worker’s Compensation Fraud
Fraud Charges and Possible Sentencing
If the authorities charge you with a 3rd degree felony, you can be sentenced to up to 5 years in prison and pay fines up to $5,000.00.  If the authorities charge you with a 32ndrd degree felony, you can be sentenced to up to 15 years in prison and pay fines up to $10,000. If you are charged with a 1st second degree felony, you can be sentenced to up to 30 years in prison with fines up to $10,000.