White Collar Crimes

Fighting Complex White Collar Charges

Consistently selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 1987, attorney Philip Schnayerson has over 30 years of criminal law experience. If you face white collar charges, he can pursue the best outcome given your case’s unique situation.

White collar crimes cover a broad range of offenses, such as:

  • Ponzi schemes
  • Embezzlement
  • Identity theft
  • Fraud in taxes, insurance and securities

These crimes, while not violent, can compromise an individual’s or a corporation’s financial stability or confidential information. White collar crimes can be prosecuted at both the state and federal levels and require a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney to protect your future.

Understanding Identity Theft Charges

The evolving digital landscape has made identity theft more prevalent than ever before. Depending on the nature of the crime, it may be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony. Types of identity theft include:

  • Possessing personal information with the intent to commit fraud
  • Using personal information in a fraudulent manner
  • Selling an individual’s or company’s information without consent
  • Producing false identification information

Each instance of identity theft is charged separately, even if multiple crimes are committed against the same entity. This can quickly result in a number of charges with severe potential penalties.

Defense Against Fraud Charges

Fraud cases involve an individual persuading or inducing another to trust them with money, property or other items. When fraud has allegedly taken place, the individual who committed the act typically benefits financially. These cases can be charged in state or federal court, depending on the method with which the fraud was committed. We handle all types of fraud cases, including securities fraud, tax fraud, insurance fraud, health care fraud, wire and mail fraud, identity theft, bank fraud and more.

Trust In A Criminal Law Specialist

Our clients benefit from working with a lawyer who has been certified as a criminal law specialist for over 30 years. This strong knowledge base allows for an agile approach to your case and a thorough defense.

Contact Us To Address Your Charges Today

Early retention of legal counsel can greatly benefit your case. Call Philip A. Schnayerson, Criminal Defense Attorney, at 510-887-7445 to secure the help you need. You can also contact our Hayward office through this online form. During a free initial consultation, we will discuss your options and explain the criminal defense process.

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