White Collar Crimes

Sacramento White Collar Crime Lawyer

Experienced Defense Against White Collar Crimes in California

Since 2012,the Law Office of Gilbert B. Vega has provided Sacramento County with aggressive and results-driven criminal defense. We are well-versed in how prosecutors pursue white-collar crime charges, and we can put this knowledge to work for you.

When you hire our white-collar criminal defense lawyer, we take the time to carefully investigate the allegations against you. We’ll make sure you understand the charges brought against you and provide the support you need to feel confident in court.

What is a White Collar Crime?

White collar crime refers to non-violent crimes committed for financial gain or to deceive others, typically by individuals or organizations in positions of trust or authority. These crimes are often characterized by deceit, concealment, or violation of trust and can have significant financial repercussions. Some common examples of white collar crimes include:

  • Fraud: This includes various forms of deceit or misrepresentation for financial gain, such as securities fraud, insurance fraud, mortgage fraud, and healthcare fraud.
  • Embezzlement: The misappropriation of funds or property entrusted to one's care, often by an employee or fiduciary.
  • Bribery: Offering, giving, receiving, or soliciting something of value to influence the actions of an official or other person in a position of trust.
  • Insider Trading: Illegally trading stocks, bonds, or other securities based on non-public, material information about the company.
  • Money Laundering: The process of concealing the origins of illegally obtained money, typically by passing it through legitimate businesses or financial institutions.
  • Forgery: Falsifying documents or signatures with the intent to deceive for financial gain.
  • Identity Theft: Using someone else's personal information without permission for financial gain or to commit other crimes.

White collar crimes are often complex and may involve sophisticated methods of deception or manipulation. They are typically investigated by specialized units within law enforcement agencies and can result in significant penalties, including fines, restitution, probation, and imprisonment. The legal consequences for white collar crimes can vary depending on the specific offense, the amount of money involved, and the jurisdiction's laws.

Are you being investigated? Contact our Sacramento white-collar crime defense team at (916) 249-9417 for a free consultation.

Types of White-Collar Crimes

Unlike violent crimes and drug crimes, white-collar criminal crimes most often deal with issues of fraud or theft. They are usually financially motivated. The scale of these crimes can vary widely, ranging from individual identity theft to large-scale embezzlement and money laundering.

Examples of white-collar crimes include:

  • Bank fraud
  • Bribery
  • Credit card fraud
  • Healthcare fraud
  • Identity theft
  • Insider trading and securities fraud
  • Mail fraud
  • Tax fraud

The circumstances of your alleged crime will determine the charges and the potential penalties you face. For example, if the allegations against you involve large sums of money, you may face jail time, fines, and mandated restitution. White-collar crime charges are just as serious as violent crime or drug crime charges and should always be taken seriously. The stakes are too high to risk representing yourself.

Contact Our Sacramento White Collar Crime Attorney Today

When you hire our Sacramento white-collar crime attorney to handle your criminal case, you can be sure that you are working with a legal team that puts you and your interests first. We know how stressful these cases are, and we understand how serious the consequences can be.

At the Law Office of Gilbert B. Vega, we see you as a whole person and not just a case number. We know that the outcome of your criminal case has a real impact on your life and your future.

For a free consultation in person or over the phone, contact the Law Office of Gilbert B. Vega at (916) 249-9417.

Client Reviews Speak Volumes

    "Gilbert Vega is an honest lawyer who is knowledgeable, respectful and gives you his time."

    Gilbert Vega is a great lawyer, he is great a keeping communication and being informative. In our particular case he seemed to know the marijuana laws in California very well. I had a family member incarcerated with 2 strikes. I talked with 1 lawyer before Mr. Vega who he pretty much told me my brother would be facing a 25 to life sentence, no help at all but was very eager to take my money. Desperate, we found Mr. Vega and after talking with him, hired and paid him. We trusted he would help us take the sentence down and the rate he gave me was a lot more affordable than the previous lawyer. His rate was a flat fee which included travel time and his services through the whole process. We appreciate him for all he did and he was willing to give me a refund after hearing my brother had been released. Gilbert Vega is an honest lawyer who is knowledgeable, respectful and gives you his time, same with his staff. I recommend this lawyer to anyone. I will definitely hire him again should it be necessary.

    - Ashley
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    Mr.Vega was a great beacon of hope when I was incarcerated last June of 2014. I was charged with some serious crimes and was facing 10 years in prison but Mr.Vega got some charges dropped and got me deal of one year in Sac County with half time so I served 6 months. His team and he are the best. I will always be thankful.

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