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White-Collar Crime Defense: Protecting Your Reputation And Future

White-collar crimes carry a weight that may not be immediately apparent. They are nonviolent offenses, yet their impact is significant and their stakes are high. A conviction can lead to severe penalties and irreversible damage to personal and professional reputations. Often, these charges risk a lengthy prison sentence and/or high-dollar penalty.

If you are facing charges or are under investigation for a white-collar crime, contact our award-winning legal team at Fishwick & Associates PLC in Roanoke. Our criminal defense lawyers have over 85 years of combined legal experience in Virginia federal courts. We understand the complexities of these cases and are ready to build a strong, effective defense.

Breaking Down White-Collar Crimes

White-collar crimes are generally characterized as nonviolent criminal activities of a financial nature involving deception or fraud. They are often federal charges, making the legal process complex and daunting.

Our criminal defense attorneys can defend you against any type of white-collar criminal offense accusation, including:

  • Embezzlement
  • Environmental crimes
  • Fraud and other crimes of deception, including:
    • Accounting fraud
    • Bank fraud
    • Corporate fraud
    • Credit card fraud
    • Health care fraud
    • Insurance fraud
    • Mortgage fraud
    • Securities fraud
    • Tax fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Public corruption
  • Racketeering (RICO violations)
  • Tax evasion

We work with clients from all walks of life – business executives, small business owners, managers, accountants, doctors and other medical providers, to name a few.

How Our Lawyers Can Help You

Our white-collar defense team is led by former U.S. Attorney John Fishwick. He has prosecuted and defended criminal cases in federal court. Fishwick is a nationally recognized legal expert who has been quoted in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal and has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, and Fox Business.

Senior Associate Carrol Ching and Associate Daniel Martin work closely with John on these cases. Our firm’s investigator is a retired FBI agent. We know a federal criminal charge may be the biggest challenge you have ever faced, and our team is ready to help you.

Do Not Try To Face Charges Alone

If you are facing white-collar crime charges, you have an important decision to make: Who will you entrust with your defense? Call our office at 540-643-9772 or send us an email to get in touch with our law firm.

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