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What are Federal White Collar Crimes?

Federal white collar crimes are usually financially motivated and non-violent. It is called white collar crime because it’s usually committed by business and government professionals. They are usually committed by deceit, concealment, or violation of trust instead of violence. White collar crimes can be charged at a state and federal level, but most white collar crimes are handled by the FBI or the Department of Homeland Security, therefore, they are charged at the federal level.

Types of Federal White Collar Crimes

The most common white collar crimes include:

  • Insider trading
  • Securities fraud
  • Health Care fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Forgery
  • Money laundering
  • Bribery
  • Identity theft
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Counterfeiting

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Penalties for Federal White Collar Crimes

The penalties for federal white collar crimes vary depending on the crime committed. Some are more serious than others and generally the more money that was defrauded the higher the penalty.
Some of the most common penalties include:

  • Incarceration
  • High fines going into the thousands
  • Restitution to the victim
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Legal Defenses for Federal White Collar Crimes

In order to be guilty of a federal white collar crime involving fraud, you have to have fraudulent intent. This legal defense works if you didn’t intend to commit fraud.

Perhaps you are the victim of mistaken identity and you were in the wrong place at the wrong time.

White collar crimes are usually well-planned and thought out. It’s possible that the person who committed the crime set it up to make it look like the defendant did it. False accusations happen very often in white collar crimes.

Entrapment can be used as a legal defense if you only committed a white-collar crime because the police coerced into committing a fraudulent crime in order to catch you.

Have you been legally accused of committing a federal white collar crime? If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, it is essential to obtain legal council for help. It’s important to take your charges seriously. Don’t just hope for the best. Hire an attorney who understands your situation and the consequences you face.

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Your Defense Attorney for Federal White Collar Crime Charges

I’m Mark A. Broughton and I’m here to fight for you. I have been a defense Attorney for 40+ years and have represented thousands of people accused of crimes. I have extensive experience representing citizens charged with White Collar Crimes such as Credit Card FraudEmbezzlementInsurance Fraud, and Prescription Drug Fraud, to name a few.

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Your Defense Attorney for Federal White Collar Crime Charges

I’m Mark A. Broughton and I’m here to fight for you. I have been a defense Attorney for 40+ years and have represented thousands of people accused of crimes. I have extensive experience representing citizens charged with White Collar Crimes such as Credit Card FraudEmbezzlementInsurance Fraud, and Prescription Drug Fraud, to name a few.

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About Mark Broughton:

Compassionate, highly experienced, exceptional reputation, ethical and honest:

Mark Broughton has been practicing law for over 40 years. He estimates that he has conducted over 200 jury trials – everything from DUIs, drug cases, sex cases, domestic violence, assaults, “three-strikes,” dozens of cases involving criminal street gangs, gun/deadly weapons, drive-by shootings, robberies, attempted murders, and murders, including special circumstance murder cases.

He has received many outright Not Guilty verdicts for his clients in all of these types of cases, including several murder cases – at one time between 2005-2007, the jury found his clients Not Guilty in four separate cases in a row.

Mark Broughton is qualified as a death penalty lawyer and is on the special circumstances/death penalty panel of attorneys in Fresno, California, where he is regularly appointed to special circumstances/death penalty murder cases by the Fresno County Superior Court.

Other Qualifications:
  • Certified Specialist Criminal Law, State Bar of California
  • Board of Trustees, State Bar of California
  • Chairman, Fresno County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section

Mark Broughton enjoys close relationships with his clients.  He sees every individual’s situation with compassion and empathy and believes that every person has the right to a fair trial and is innocent until proven guilty.

Above all, he enjoys helping reunite his clients and their families during and after dealing with perhaps the most difficult time in their lives, going through the challenging criminal process with them.

Practice Areas

  • Federal Crime 40%
  • White Collar Crime 20%
  • Violent Crime 20%
  • Criminal Defense 10%
  • Sex Crimes 10%

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