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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.
- 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
- Money Laundering
- Mortgage Fraud
- Credit Card Fraud
- Health Care Fraud
- Worker’s Compensation Fraud