Dallas White-Collar Crime Attorney
Protect Your Reputation and Your Future
White-collar crime convictions often lead to felony charges and a permanent criminal record that will follow you for the rest of your life. At the law office of Phillip A. Linder, we’re happy to defend professionals, corporate officers, and any other individuals who are facing allegations involving white-collar crime.
Nothing less than your entire future is at stake in these cases, so it’s crucial to have an experienced lawyer by your side who will fight for you. White-collar crimes tend to have a complex nature and there are a number of strategies we can implement to get your case dismissed. These include proving that you didn’t commit the accused act with knowledge or intention of the end result, or showing that you were a victim of entrapment or duress.
No matter the specifics of your case, we can provide the skilled and aggressive defense you need to ensure the best possible outcome for your future.
“A false accusation threatened my medical license and career as a doctor in Dallas, but Phillip took care of the situation and I was cleared of all charges.” — Dr. Johnson
Types of White-Collar Crime
We defend clients against charges for all types of white-collar crime, including:
- Fraud, including tax fraud, healthcare fraud, and Medicare fraud
- Forgery and counterfeiting
- Insider trading
- Tax evasion
- Money laundering
Frequently Asked Questions
What is white-collar crime?
White-collar crime is a type of nonviolent, financially-motivated crime typically committed by business professionals and government officials. There are many variations of white-collar crime including embezzlement, fraud, racketeering, bribery, insider trading, and more. The term white-collar crime refers to the fact that crimes of this nature are often committed by members of the middle-to-upper-class.
What is the most common white-collar crime?
According to Northcentral University, there are five types of white-collar crimes that are particularly common. These are:
- Corporate Fraud
- Ponzi Schemes
- Bankruptcy Fraud
What are the consequences of white-collar crime?
The legal consequences of being charged with a white-collar crime can be very steep. Common penalties include hefty fines and lengthy prison sentences. If a business or corporation is found guilty of white-collar crime, it can result in strict penalties that eventually lead to financial ruin. Federal sentencing guidelines suggest a longer prison sentence in any case where at least one victim suffered substantial financial harm.
Contact The Law Firm Of Phillip Linder
Contact one of our offices today and schedule a complimentary consultation to discuss your white-collar crime defense needs. We’re available during regular business hours and by appointment at other times. You can reach us by phone at 214-252-9900 in Dallas or at 972-649-6490 in Allen. If you’d prefer, you can also get in touch with us via email.