posted by Eric Schutzbank
White Collar Crimes in Massachusetts cover a broad range of financially motivated nonviolent criminal activities including embezzlement, fraud, employee theft, and forgery. They can also include internet-related crimes such as identity theft and credit card fraud. Statistics show these crimes account for over $400 billion in losses to the U.S economy alone.
In Massachusetts, penalties for white collar crimes are especially serious; therefore, it is important to seek the counsel of attorneys who are experienced in defending these types of crimes to ensure the best outcome.
Common Types of White Collar Crimes:
- Financial Fraud: Conspiracy to commit or committal of insurance fraud, mortgage fraud, embezzlement, identity theft, insider trading, healthcare/welfare fraud, tax evasion, etc.
- Corruption: Bribery, violation of laws by a public servant or official, or unethical behavior by a local or government employee for personal gain.