Houston white collar crime law firm, Nava Law Group, P.C. represents individuals and businesses charged with state and federal white collar crimes.
A white-collar crime is any crime committed by someone who is in a position of trust or authority. These crimes are typically motivated by financial gain and can involve fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, and other similar offenses.
If you have been charged with a white-collar crime, it is important to seek experienced legal representation as soon as possible. Joe Stephens has successfully defended clients against a variety of white-collar charges and can help you navigate the complex legal process.
Call the Nava Law Group, P.C. a criminal law firm in Houston if you were accused of a white-collar crime. You will want a to hire a lawyer as soon as you are accused. Why do you want to hire a lawyer quickly? Because the lawyer can help you prepare for interrogation by police, which is likely to happen soon after you are accused. If you have not hired a lawyer and given a statement to the police, that statement can be used against you in court.
What are common white-collar crimes in Houston?
There are many different types of white-collar crimes, but some of the most common include:
Fraud: Any type of deception or misrepresentation made for personal gain. This can include securities fraud, insurance fraud, tax fraud, and more.
Embezzlement: The theft or misappropriation of funds that have been entrusted to you. This can occur in both personal and professional contexts.
Money laundering: The process of concealing the source of illegally obtained funds. This is often done by moving the money through a series of financial transactions.
Bribery: The offering of money or other items of value in exchange for favors or preferential treatment.