Atlanta White Collar Crime Attorney
Defense from the Law Office of Matthew T. McNally
White collar crimes are felony criminal offenses that are committed by people in positions of power, usually in corporate, business, or political settings. Corporate executives, CEOs, high-level managers, politicians, and powerful businesspeople are behind the majority of most white collar crimes.
In this type of case, it's imperative that you have an Atlanta white collar crime lawyer protecting your best interests. White collar crimes cases are thoroughly investigated and prosecuted by powerful federal agencies and attorneys. As soon as the authorities suspect you of committing a white collar crime, they will immediately launch an investigation. Once they have collected enough evidence, they will promptly have you arrested and begin questioning you right away. In the courtroom, the prosecution will do everything in its power to make an example of you. They will come at you ferociously and ask for the most severe penalties possible. If you are found guilty, you will most certainly be sent to prison and face additional penalties as well.
Call the Law Office of Matthew T. McNally at (678) 918-4421 to schedule a free consultation.
Types of White Collar Crimes
When it comes to white collar crimes, you want to make sure your case is being handled by an attorney who is not only very experienced but who also has the insight and legal savvy to handle a case of this magnitude. Atlanta white collar crimes lawyer Matthew T. McNally has represented many clients facing a white collar crime conviction, and was successful in getting many of their charges reduced or dismissed.
Mr. McNally has defended clients against charges of a number of white collar crimes, including:
- Money laundering
- Insider trading
- Identity theft
- Credit card theft
- Tax crimes
- Pyramid schemes
- Computer/internet crimes
Penalties for White Collar Crimes in Georgia
If you are convicted of a white collar crime, you could face many significant penalties that negatively impact your career and life. White collar crimes can be charged as either misdemeanors or felonies and can be prosecuted in the state or federal courts. The penalties are dependent on the type of offense and if the defendant has any previous convictions.
Some of the potential penalties for white collar crimes include:
- Identity fraud: A felony punishable by a fine of up to $100,000 and 10 years in prison
- Embezzlement: A maximum fine of $1,000 and 12 months in prison when charged as a misdemeanor, and 1 to 10 years in prison when charged as a felony
- Money laundering: Often prosecuted at the federal level, this crime can carry a sentence of up to 20 years in prison
- Securities fraud: Often prosecuted in federal courts, this offense is punishable by five years in prison and a fine dependent on the value of the securities involved
Defending Your Rights & Your Future
There is a lot at stake in any one white collar crime case. These types of cases must not be put in the hands of a novice attorney. White collar crimes are serious felony offenses that will result in severe penalties upon conviction. Long jail or prison sentences, probation, incredibly large fines, hundreds of hours of community service, and restitution to the victim are all common penalties for such a conviction. In addition, being found guilty of a white collar crime will no doubt damage your reputation and make it extremely difficult to find a new job in the future.
Do not put your future in jeopardy. Atlanta white collar crime attorney Matthew T. McNally can provide you with the aggressive defense and relentless dedication your case needs. Mr. McNally can fight for your rights at all times, and do everything possible to get your charges reduced or overturned.
Contact the Law Office of Matthew T. McNally to begin building a strong defense.