White Collar Crimes

In these tough economic times, many individuals and companies fail to meet their financial obligations. At the same time, investigators and prosecutors have become increasingly aggressive in their approach, often freezing assets before trial in a calculated effort to deprive citizens of their ability to fend off accusations.

It is critical to have counsel early in the process and to employ a lawyer who can recognize and address criminal issues before it is too late. While some white collar crimes start with a civil case, the consequences of a criminal investigation are more serious.

Attorneys in Salt Lake City for White Collar Crimes

We have helped hundreds of clients here at Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat, LLP, during the early stages of the investigation. In many of these cases, we have helped our clients avoid any charges ever being filed.

Investigations into white collar crimes often require the assistance of an experienced attorney who is versed in both the civil and criminal issues.

Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat is one of Utah's premier white collar defense firms. The firm has handled cases of every type involving individuals and businesses and a wide variety of investigations and complex charges of white collar crime.

Call (801) 532-5297 to schedule an appointment to discuss your case.

Types of White Collar Crimes in Utah

In the State of Utah, while collar crimes commonly prosecuted can include the following:

  • Money laundering
  • Communications fraud
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Insurance fraud
  • Unlawful dealing of property by fiduciary
  • Theft by deception
  • Securities fraud
  • Pattern of unlawful activity

Related White Collar Crimes in Utah

Other types of white collar crimes can include the following:

  • Bank Fraud
  • Violation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Qui Tam Actions
  • Mail Fraud
  • Computer Crimes
  • Corporate Criminal Liability
  • Mail and Wire Fraud
  • Environmental Crimes
  • False Claims
  • Food and Drug Crimes
  • Grand Jury Investigations and Subpoenas
  • Government Contract Crimes
  • Medicare and Medicaid Fraud
  • Misuse of Public Money
  • Public Corruption and Fraud
  • Racketeering

White Collar Crime Registry

Utah was the first state in the U.S. to create a public white collar crime offender registry. It works like a sex offender registry, where users can view who has been charged and convicted of certain white collar crimes  in the past ten (10) years. Crimes that can get someone on the registry include money laundering, fraud, and theft by deception.  The Utah Attorney General’s Office maintains the Registry and has written regulations governing its use found in the Utah Administrative Code as Rule R105-3.

Attorneys for White Collar Crimes in Salt Lake City, Utah

The criminal defense lawyers at Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat have fought for the rights of public officials in obtaining reimbursement of attorney's fees and costs for those public officials found not guilty of crimes.

Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat won a case in the Utah Supreme Court establishing the obligation of public entities to reimburse public officials and employees for costs associated with successfully defending accusations of criminal wrongdoing. And our lawyers have been instrumental in preventing legislative efforts to eliminate this important right of public officials.

We also represent clients in related cases involving civil and criminal asset forfeitures.

When you hire an experienced lawyer from Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat, you hire a law firm that will not only defend you from allegations of criminal conduct but see that your rights to reimbursement are fully protected so that you can be made whole after a successful criminal defense.

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