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White Collar Crime

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White Collar Crime, Contractor fraud

White collar crime is a broad category referring to non-violent crime committed for financial gain. Examples include fraud, embezzlement, employee theft, and Internet crime, contractor kickbacks, and illegal purchasing schemes. In many cases, activities formerly considered standard business practices are now prosecuted as criminal offenses. If you suspect that you are under investigation, or have been questioned about your business practices, it is extremely important that you exercise your Constitutional right to remain silent until you are represented by an attorney. Any comment you make in an effort to explain your situation can later be held against you.

Former accountant, now a criminal defense lawyer

Our firm's founder and lead attorney, John F. Marshall, has over fifteen years of experience in criminal law. An accountant before he began the practice of law, Mr. Marshall provides our clients with the benefit of his skill and knowledge in both fields. He defends those accused of white collar crimes such as credit card fraud, mail fraud, embezzlement, theft by deception, and other illegal business practices. If you would like to discuss your situation with Mr. Marshall, please contact our Shrewsbury office to arrange a free consultation.

New Jersey white collar crime investigations

If you have been asked to turn over computer files or records at your place of employment, your supervisor has been treating you differently, or you have any other reason to believe you are under suspicion for a white collar crime, you should contact an attorney at the first opportunity. As your counsel, our lawyers will take early and aggressive action, helping you avoid mistakes that could seriously damage the outcome of your case. They may be able to avoid having charges filed at all and will work to have any charges against you filed in New Jersey state courts rather than federal courts.

Our lawyers are prepared to handle a wide range of white collar crime cases. Examples including the following:

  • Contractor fraud, misrepresentation, theft by deception
  • Real estate fraud, bank fraud, mortgage fraud
  • Bank teller embezzlement
  • Abuse of trust accounts by accountants, attorneys, and trustees
  • Internet crimes, including fraudulent sales and computer fraud
  • Larceny, employee theft
  • Blackmail, extortion, bribery
  • Counterfeiting, forgery
  • Credit card fraud, identity theft
  • Medicare and Medicaid fraud
  • Insurance fraud
  • Broker misconduct, embezzlement, misrepresentation
  • Stock fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Home improvement schemes
  • Real estate scams, flipping

If you have been arrested, charged with, or are under investigation for a white collar crime, exercise your right to remain silent. Call toll free 1-877-450-8301 or e-mail our Shrewsbury law firm to arrange a free consultation with a criminal defense attorney.

The Law Offices of John F. Marshall

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The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of John F. Marshall represent New Jersey adult and juvenile clients from offices in Shrewsbury, Cranford, Toms River, Jersey City and New Brunswick. We provide prompt and convenient client service to people in such communities as Newark, Plainfield, Freehold, Eatontown, East Brunswick, Edison, Woodbridge, Westfield, Clark, Rahway, Piscataway, Sayreville, Elizabeth, Middletown, Asbury Park, Long Branch, Jackson, Lakewood, Point Pleasant, Edison, Old Bridge, Aberdeen, Linden, Belmar, Eatontown, Hazlet, Holmdel, Ocean, Sea Bright, Hoboken, Weehawken, Seaside Park, Seaside Heights, Tinton Falls, Wall, Brick, Dover, Jackson, and other locations in Monmouth County, Middlesex County, Union County, Ocean County, Burlington County, Mercer County, Essex County, Hudson County and Morris County.

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