State and Federal White Collar Crimes

Serious Charges That Can wreck your Career and Ruin Your Life
White collar crimes involve things like fraud, embezzlement, and other non-violent crimes committed while doing business or working for someone else.
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White Collar Crime Is Serious Business

The majority of white collar crime cases involve business or government professionals, which is where the term “white collar” came into use. With the increased amount of business that is conducted online, though, the lines between computer crimes and white collar crimes are often blurred. You need an experienced legal professional to help you understand the difference.

Let Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney John R. Teakell Help

If you suspect you are being investigated for a white collar crime, or have already been arrested, John Teakell can help. As a former state and then federal prosecutor, Mr. Teakell has the knowledge and experience you need to contest jurisdiction, challenge evidence, find expert witnesses, and, if necessary, present your case at trial.

Defend Yourself Against White Collar Crime Charges

If you have been charged with a Texas State Feloney or Federal crime you need to act now. An initial consulation with John Teakell is the first step and it’s absolutely free.

White Collar Crime Articles

Recent Postings by Dallas criminal defense attorney John Teakell.

OSHA Criminal Prosecutions

OSHA and Historical Actions The Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act was established to ensure that employees have safe environments to do their work. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the federal agency established to enforce the...

Cell Phone Prosecutions – What to Know

Fraud Schemes Related to Cell Phones Cell phone prosecutions are commonly prosecuted in federal court by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, meaning that there are charges for fraud related to cell phone sales, or charges for selling stolen cell phones.   Fraud prosecutions...

Computer Crime Prosecutions for Intrusions and Malware

  Federal Charges The Computer Fraud Abuse Act lists the common computer crime charges Unauthorized Access of a Computer, and Exceeding Authorization to a Computer.  These allegations basically include: (1) to obtain financial, credit or other sensitive information;...

Passport Fraud Prosecutions

  Passports and Passport Fraud The term “passport fraud” is a phrase that is used to generally describe misrepresentations in applications for a passport or visa, as well as some misuse of the passport or visa. Violations of federal law for passport fraud and related...

Conspiracy to Commit Fraud — How to React If Under Investigation

Conspiracy to Commit Fraud A conspiracy is basically an agreement to commit a crime, with at least one act or step taken to try to commit the crime.  The more formal definition is:  an agreement between two or more persons to commit an illegal act, with at least one...

What to Do If You Are Charged With Tax Evasion

What is Tax Evasion? “Tax evasion” as it is generally called, is prosecuted in federal court as a felony offense that is either actually evasion of the payment of federal taxes, or the failure to file a federal income tax return. Charges sought by the U.S. Attorney...

“Pill Mill” Cases – Prescription Fraud Conspiracies

Health Care Fraud Cases “Health care fraud” often means that physicians and others working with them used their jobs to fraudulently obtain monies related to medical care, such as doctor visits, medication, medical procedures, or prescriptions. Prescriptions for drugs...

Health Care Fraud Prosecutions – Upcoding and Overbilling

Health Care Fraud Cases There are a variety of “health care fraud” activities that cause physicians and their staff to fraudulently obtain monies from insurance companies and/or government programs that involve doctor visits, chiropractic care, medical procedures,...

The Best Government Contracts Fraud Defense Strategies

Government contracts fraud is an active area of law nationwide, and Dallas is no exception. When federal or state dollars are channeled through programs to individuals and companies, the public demands and, by law, has a right to see the results from those funds.  But...

Money Laundering: How You Could Be ‘Guilty’ Without Knowing It

Money laundering is a serious crime in which "dirty earnings," or funds earned through criminal activities, are funneled into an operation that seems legitimate in order to "wash" the cash for mainstream use. From a legal perspective, cases of money laundering aren't...

How Should You Approach Counterfeit Goods Charges?

Production and transportation of counterfeit goods have become more common issues in the information age, and Dallas is shaping up to be a hotspot for such activities. In the last month, there have been three noteworthy stories break involving everything from...