White Collar Crime
White collar crime is spreading like wildfire across the United States and throughout Tampa and Florida in general. Nationally, everyone knows the major Ponzi scheme architect Bernie Madoff. Floridians, while familiar with Madoff and his exploits are also familiar with crooked University of Miami booster Nevin Shapiro and his $930 million dollar Ponzi scheme. Regardless of who is involved and where the crime occurs, white collar crime costs its victims and the United States economy in general, hundreds of millions of dollars each year. Judges and law enforcement take a special interest in white collar crime. They hate it. They hate it for its complexity and the incredible impact it has on its victims. For this reason it is prosecuted and adjudicated in a fierce manner with no mercy for the Defendant regardless of circumstance. Because of white collar crime's nature and the dollar amounts involved, generally it is prosecuted at a Federal level by the best of the best in law enforcement and the United States Attorneys Office. An individual accused of a white collar crime, irrespective of the amount of money involved, must contact an experienced Tampa criminal lawyer. For accusations like these, the only thing standing between the individual and many years in a Federal prison is the attorney they choose to hire. As a seasoned Tampa criminal attorney, Jason Mayberry has the experience and aggression necessary to represent your interests through a white collar crime allegation. No matter what the case type, Jason Mayberry will represent your interests at an elite level from start to finish.Kinds of White Collar Crime
White collar crime is crime generally committed by someone who has a respected job or position within a company, is a professional, government official, member of a board of a business, or is a high ranking official in some capacity. More often than not, white collar crime involves the theft of a tremendous amount of money by someone who was at one time in a position of trust with his victim. By their nature these crimes are more complex than a simple theft crime due to the complex nature of their scheme. As with any case, the more complex the case, the more important it is to hire an attorney experienced in dealing with white collar crime and theft crime. Regardless of whether white collar crimes are prosecuted in State or Federal courts, the best of the best prosecutors and law enforcement will be involved trying to earn a conviction. Tampa white collar crime lawyer Jason Mayberry is well versed in both the Federal and State criminal court system and has handled numerous white collar cases to favorable result. White collar crime in Florida includes:
- Federal RICO violations
- Identity Theft
- Tax return Fraud
- Scheme to Defraud
- Mail Fraud
- Wire Fraud
As with any felony criminal conviction, white collar criminal convictions carry major penalties. Due to the large amount of money stolen in most white collar cases the punishment is considerably more severe than general theft crimes. Penalties for white collar crime include the potential for a very lengthy prison term, a debilitating fine, supervised release upon completion of prison term, restitution of the entire amount stolen, seizure of assets used in furtherance of your crime in addition to anything of value to satisfy a judgment or restitution, and possible probation.Who Should You Hire?
White collar crimes are the most serious theft crimes under Florida and Federal law. For this reason you must hire an attorney with experience in all facets of your case. You'll need a Tampa criminal attorney who knows his way around both the Federal and State system. You'll want to make sure your attorney if familiar with what's involved in a theft crime and what could be in store for you under any scenario. Lastly, you'll want to hire an attorney you feel comfortable with on all levels. At The Mayberry Law Firm we believe we offer all of the above. Jason Mayberry has the experience in both the Federal and State court systems to earn you the best result possible. If you've been charged with a white collar crime in Tampa, contact white collar crime attorney Jason Mayberry today.