Types of White Collar Crimes

Types of White Collar Crimes in Racine

Wisconsin White Collar Defense Lawyer

“White collar crimes” are distinguished from other types of crimes in that they typically involve some sort of fraud and do not involve violence. Depending on the nature of the crime, a white collar crime can involve breaking not only Wisconsin laws, but also federal laws, resulting in prosecution by both state and federal officials.

If you have been charged with a white collar crime, contact an experienced Wisconsin White Collar Crime attorney. At Cafferty & Scheidegger S.C., we offer a free initial consultation and we will discuss the complexity of your case. We understand such cases and will be able to aggressively defend you throughout the duration of your case.

Types of White Collar Crimes

There are several different crimes that are labeled white collar crimes such as:

In many cases white collar crimes involve more than one crime. For example, identity theft may be accompanied by computer fraud and bank fraud. Investment fraud may also involve mail fraud.

Consequences of a Conviction for a White Collar Crime

Since white collar crime schemes often involve more than one crime, conviction on all charges could add up to a significant number of years in prison.

Aggressive Defender of Your Rights

If you have been accused of a white collar crime, whether the charge is based on Wisconsin law or federal law, it is important to ensure that you have an experienced lawyer working on your behalf to protect your rights. Contact the Cafferty & Scheidegger, S.C., us at 262-833-7670 to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced Racine white collar crime lawyer. We serve clients throughout Southeastern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.

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From our offices in Racine and Kenosha Wisconsin, the criminal defense lawyers at Cafferty & Scheidegger defend the rights of people charged with state and federal criminal offenses throughout Southeastern Wisconsin (Racine, Kenosha, Walworth). If you or a loved one is charged with a crime, contact us today to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced Racine federal criminal defense attorney right away. For urgent matters, you are welcome to call or text us 24 hours a day at ‪(262) 632-5000.


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The attorneys at Cafferty & Scheidegger have excellent knowledge of the state and federal court system throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. They are aggressive trial lawyers that are recognized for integrity and hard work. Our law firm’s strength lies in our exceptional pre-trial investigation and case preparation. We come to the prosecutor’s office prepared with the facts and ready to help you get the best possible outcome for your charges. Our priority is always to keep you out of jail and avoid a conviction on your record, whenever possible.

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