State and Federal White Colar 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 Colar Crime Articles

Recent Postings by Dallas criminal defense attorney John Teakell.

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...

Charged With Securities Fraud: Remember This One Truth

Securities fraud can take many forms from the questionable to the egregious. One of the latter types of cases happened in our own backyard.  In 2016, a McKinney pastor was charged with bilking Texans out of more than $23 million. Many of them were elderly, and in a...

The 3 Questions Important to Every Healthcare Fraud Defense

Healthcare fraud is a crime that is becoming more common, and if you look at the industry, it's almost understandable. When you can't call a hospital and get a straight answer on how much a procedure costs, you've got an environment that lends itself to fraudulent...

Is Money Laundering a White Collar Crime?

Thankfully, the only money laundering most of us have done in our lives is when we forget to empty out our pockets before doing the wash. Criminally speaking, many aren't even sure what the crime is, or they have a heck of a time explaining it. In simple terms, money...

Tax Evasion: When Will the IRS Send You to Jail?

Tax evasion is a scary term catapulted to the top of the national spotlight every March or April. It's understandable why you would be frightened of it. As Jerry Seinfeld once said, "They're the IRS, they can take anything they want!" While that's something of an...

What’s a Forged Prescription, and How’s It Sentenced?

Forged prescription practices are of growing concern in the U.S. One look at the opioid epidemic explains why. In 2017 alone, there were between 42,000 and 50,000 overdose deaths, depending on which set of numbers you believe. Legitimate. Illegitimate. People have...

Tax Evasion Defense

Tax Evasion Defense An overwhelming tax debt could be hard to resolve, especially when you have accrued this debt over the years. Failing to do so could lead to serious legal consequences, at the state and federal levels. Sometimes tax evasion charges occur due to a...

Bank Fraud

Legal Guide Bank FraudA rule of thumb in bank fraud cases and any other type of white collar criminal case is that it is critically important to contact an attorney during the earliest stages. Selecting a knowledgeable, zealous white collar criminal defense lawyer may...

Bank Theft, Embezzlement

Legal Brief Bank Theft, EmbezzlementBANK THEFT AND EMBEZZLEMENT By John Teakell Attorney-at-Law Dallas, Texas Thefts and embezzlements from banks are often prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in federal court, although the dollar amounts sometimes are lower than...