White Collar Crimes
White collar crimes are typically committed within a business or commercial environment for monetary gain, carried out by those individuals in high-profile positions such as politicians, business CEOs and executives. The true extent and cost of white collar crime is unknown, but it is estimated to cost the United States more than $300 billion dollars annually. This devastating financial loss has caused the government to take action and take white collar crimes very seriously – regardless of who committed them.
White collar crime charges should always be taken seriously due to the harsh legal consequences you may face. Thomas F. Mueller understands how complicated white collar crime charges can be. These cases typically involve lengthy investigations which can disrupt the personal and professional life of the accused. By working with skilled Attorney Thomas Mueller, you can be assured that he will to everything he can to make sure your rights are not be violated during these investigations or throughout the legal process.
Defending Against White Collar Crimes
California white collar crimes such as embezzlement, fraud, computer crime, bribery, insider trading and forgery often overlap with corporate crimes because executives and business employees usually have the means to commit them. This is why white collar crimes are often federal offenses where cases are tried in the federal court system. The sentences for a white collar crime may include: house arrest, community service, restitution (payment for damages), supervision, and prison. A person who has been convicted of a white collar crime may also suffer as the result of a tarnished reputation in the media and business world, which may make future employment or business ventures very difficult.
You cannot risk these types of consequences. Representation by an experienced lawyer is essential to a successful outcome in your case. Thomas Mueller represents white collar cases aggressively and keeps his clients informed of every phase of the legal process. If you place your future into his hands, you can breathe easier knowing that he will do everything possible to protect you.