Rochester White Collar Crime Attorney

Rochester Criminal Defense Lawyer: 10+ Years’ Experience

White collar crimes are non-violent crimes that usually involve some level of cheating. If convicted, you can expect to face severe penalties on both the state and federal level. These penalties include:

  • Jail or prison time
  • Heavy fines
  • Possible restitution
  • Forfeiture of assets
  • Supervised release
  • Home detention

White collar crimes are investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Securities and Exchange Commission, Internal Revenue Service, United States Treasury, United States Postal Service, and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service. It is important to retain legal counsel familiar with these government entities and how to effectively deal with them.

Examples of white collar crimes include:

  • Forgery
  • Fraud
  • Bribery
  • Money laundering
  • Identity theft
  • Extortion
  • Embezzlement
  • Grand larceny
  • Perjury
  • Official misconduct

When do I need legal counsel?

You should retain legal representation immediately if you are contacted by any federal agencies. If you are contacted by a representative of an analogous state agency, receive a grand jury subpoena to produce business records, or you receive a target letter informing you that you’re under investigation, we can help.

At The Law Office of Frank Ciardi, we are skilled at representing both individuals and corporations throughout Rochester and Monroe County. We understand that sometimes individuals / corporations unintentionally run afoul of the law and government regulations. Our extensive trial experience can prove valuable on your behalf! There could be a variety of defense strategies available to you including entrapment or absence of intent. Our Rochester criminal defense attorneys are committed to protecting your record and your future.

For more information and to obtain a free consultation, call (585) 531-1101 to speak with us!