White Collar Crimes
White collar crimes refers to criminal activity that is attributed to situations and motives different than crimes committed by street criminals. Individuals involved with white collar crimes are usually individuals who have attained the status of respectability related to their social or business positions.
White collar crimes involve crimes against property, economic crimes and crimes committed by corporations. The Federal Bureau of Investigations defines white collar crimes as "those illegal acts where are characterized by deceit, consume, a violation of trust in where they are not dependant upon the application or threat of physical violence".
White-collar crimes are usually committed by accountants, executives and other individuals with positions of authority. Most white collar crimes can be considered occupational crimes. These crimes usually are committed by altering records and/or over charging or cheating business associates. Individuals who commit white-collar-crimes are usually in a position where they are trusted by their victims.
At the Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo, we have been defending the rights of New Yorkers arrested for criminal violations since 1978. Our attorneys handle a full scope of criminal matters, from minor infractions and misdemeanors, such as traffic violations and speeding tickets, to weapons possession and the most serious felony indictments and violent crimes. We represent clients facing criminal charges in Nassau, Queens, Suffolk and New York counties and the entire New York metro area, including the five boroughs and Westchester County, NY.
Convictions for white collar crimes can result in significant fines and jail time. If you are accused of a white collar crime it is extremely important to have an competent experienced legal counsel to defend you. The New York and Long Island White Collar Criminal Attorney’s at the Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo are available to meet with you and discuss formulating defense strategies to deal with your situation
The Law Offices of Schlissel DeCorpo has offices in Lynbrook, Queens, and Suffolk County, and we represent individuals throughout the New York metropolitan area, including Long Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Westchester County; and NYC’s five boroughs of The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.
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