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New York White Collar Crime Lawyers

White collar crime is defined as a criminal act – usually fraud – that is committed by a person of high social status and respectability. The Federal Bureau of Investigations defines fraud as the art of deliberate deception for profit. Today more than ever, the Criminal White Collar Bureau in the Office of The District Attorney in New York County is cracking down on this type of crime.

The US Attorneys Office and the various District Attorneys Offices within New York State are spending a great amount of time and energy pursuing the perpetrators of white collar crime. Now more than ever, it’s important to have an experienced New York white collar criminal lawyer to represent you if you are facing criminal prosecution in federal or state court.

There is no specific criminal charge of white collar crime, but rather it is a category of types of crimes. To further help you, our office has put together this brief list of the types of crimes that law enforcement officials consider white collar crime.

  • Credit card fraud
  • Sports / Celebrity memorabilia fraud
  • Investment fraud
  • Insider trading
  • Medicaid / Medicare fraud
  • Faking and setting-up car accidents
  • Price taxing
  • Insurance fraud
  • Mail fraud
  • Computer fraud / Computer crime
  • Identity theft
  • Bribery
  • Bankruptcy fraud
  • Unemployment fraud
  • Adoption fraud
  • Counterfeiting
  • Bank fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Securities fraud
  • Stock fraud
  • Healthcare fraud
  • Copyright fraud
  • Tax fraud
  • Grand larceny

Any New York white collar criminal lawyer will tell you that most of these white collar crimes can involve multiple criminal charges and be tried in many different jurisdictions. Whether you are charged in federal or state court or both depends on several factors, including whether the case is considered high profile, the amount of money involved, the number of victims, and the type of crime.

White collar crime cases are very fact sensitive; therefore, the experienced New York white collar criminal lawyers at Pappalardo & Pappalardo invite you to come in today to discuss your case. Whether you are under investigation or have a pending criminal charge, call us at (914) 725-7000. We are available to defend you in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Manhattan, Queens, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Nassau and Suffolk County in Long Island, and in both federal and New York state courts.

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phone: (914) 725-7000
fax: (914) 725-1700

Pappalardo & Pappalardo, LLP
700 White Plains Road, Ste 355
Scarsdale, NY 10583

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