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White Collar Crimes

White collar crime is taken very seriously by the federal government and by the federal prosecutors whose job it is to convict the accused. Such cases not only make or break the career of young federal prosecutors - they also can serve as fuel for the political ambitions of individuals up and down the chain of command. These prosecutors use their immense power to take your liberty and property away. Do not let them make an example of you without a fight. If you are currently under investigation or have already been indicted and charged with a white collar crime such as fraud or embezzlement, contact an Atlanta federal defense attorney for help.

At The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C., we offer clients from Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, and other parts of the country more than 30 years of federal trial experience and an insider's knowledge of how federal prosecutors and the federal court system deal with white collar crimes. Mr. Weintraub cut his teeth as a lawyer prosecuting a wide range of white collar criminal charges, including: money laundering, embezzlement, extortion, conspiracy, identity thief, Medicare & Medicaid fraud, RICO violations, federal tax charges, asset forfeiture, and counterfeiting.

The firm is available to provide you with comprehensive defense services in your white collar crime case, and will aggressively pursue an outcome in which you are able to avoid penalties such as large fines or prison time.

Civil Penalties for White Collar Crimes

The civil penalties defendants face upon conviction for a white collar crime can be just as overwhelming as the criminal ones. In addition to fines and restitution that can add up to hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars alone - prosecutors often will try to seize personal property and assets arguing that they were "fruits" of the alleged criminal activities. The government has broad power to do this. To fight it effectively, you need a lawyer who knows how to stop them. Mr. Weintraub can, and has, on numerous occasions stopped the government.

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