White-Collar Crimes & Fraud Criminal Defense in Oklahoma
Do You Need an OKC Lawyer? First, Find Out What is a White-Collar Crime?Generally speaking, a white collar crime is any illegal activity connected to business or commercial activity. It is usually a violation of a state or federal statute, and can result in criminal penalties including imprisonment, hefty fines, and years of probation. The following are a few examples of white collar crime the Oklahoma City lawyers at Phillips & Associates have successfully defended over the years:
How can our Oklahoma White Collar Defense Attorneys Help You?
At the law offices of Phillips & Associates, our first priority is protecting our client's interests. When appropriate, we work with prosecutors to prevent charges from being filed or to have charges dismissed. If a prosecutor chooses to pursue a case, we consult with financial analysts, computer experts, and forensic accountants to prepare an effective defense for our client. Our experience allows us to provide effective representation in a wide range of white collar criminal matters. For many business people, even the suggestion of a white collar criminal violation can have a profound impact on their reputation. We make every effort to minimize the impact white collar criminal investigation or indictment has on our client's reputation, their business, and their financial security.
What should I expect if I'm charged with a White-Collar Crime or Fraud?
White collar crimes are unlike any other criminal offense. Many people don’t even know that they are being investigated prior to charges being filed. For the lawyers at the law offices of Phillips & Associates, our first priority is protecting our client’s interests. The experienced white collar defense attorneys of Phillips & Associates have over 90 years experience handling all types of criminal investigations. Over the years our arsenal of Oklahoma White Collar Defense Attorneys have successfully represented clients for all types of white collar crimes. The following is but a few examples the types of cases we have represented.
- Accounting Fraud
- Bank Fraud
- Bankruptcy Fraud
- Computer Crimes - internet fraud, online credit fraud
- Credit Card Fraud
- Healthcare Fraud
- Mail Fraud
- Medicaid/Medicare Fraud - double billing, claims for unnecessary medical procedure
- Money Laundering
- Securities Fraud - SEC violations, insider trading
- Tax Fraud
- Tax Evasion
- Wire Fraud
If you think you may have done something illegal: Don't just wonder or worry about it - find out for sure. Call the OKC Lawyers at (405) 418-8888 for a free initial consultation so we can discuss the situation. You will find out one of two things: (1) what you've done is legal - you can stop worrying about it, or (2) you have possibly (or definitely) violated one or more laws and therefore need an experienced attorney to protect you as soon as possible.
If you have committed a criminal violation there are things we can do to mitigate your exposure. However, action must be taken as soon as possible in order to preserve your defenses and trial options