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White Collar Crimes Attorneys in Melbourne

Expert Representation in State & Federal Court: (321) 360-4446

White collar crimes may be prosecuted in Florida Circuit Court or federal court. At Funk, Szachacz & Diamond, our criminal law practice focuses on criminal trials, post-conviction, and appellate litigation for clients charged with white collar crimes. Our Melbourne white collar crimes lawyers represent clients in both state and federal court.

White Collar Crimes in Florida

White collar crime is a generic term for crimes that are non-violent in nature and typically involve illegal means of financial gain, such as; Fraud, Theft, Embezzlement, Tax Evasion, as well as other similar crimes. These crimes are often prosecuted in federal Court, but can also be brought in Florida Circuit court as well.

The charges may be misdemeanors or felonies, depending on the circumstances. Penalties can vary according to the charge, but you risk heavy fines, loss of professional licenses, and incarceration if convicted of a white collar crime.

We represent clients charged with white collar crimes that include:

  • Fraud
  • Theft
  • Forgery
  • Embezzlement
  • Internet fraud
  • Computer crimes
  • Insurance fraud
  • Ponzi schemes
  • Tax evasion

    Although white collar crimes are nonviolent and may seem less serious than other criminal charges, the penalties for being convicted can be quite severe and impact all areas of your life. Prominent members of the business community and professionals have had their lives and livelihoods ruined by accusations of white collar crimes, even if they are not convicted. In order to protect your freedom and professional representation, it is in your interests to seek legal advice from an attorney with experience in this area of law.

    Experienced Legal Representation

    Our Melbourne white collar crimes attorneys are all Board Certified lawyers. We have represented prominent people in the local community, including doctors, police officers, NASA employees, teachers, athletes, other attorneys, a judge, and other prominent members of the legal, judicial, political, and business communities. We can fight to protect your rights, freedom, and professional reputation.

    Please contact our firm at (321) 360-4446 for legal advice that is specific to your case.

    Our Case Results

    From murder charges to alleged fraud, our case successes speak for themselves. Our clients themselves testify to the premium care that our firm holds as a standard for all of our cases.
    • Dismissed A prominent European inventor, Mr. R. was accused of corporate espionage. He was arrested and formally charged with Theft of Trade Secrets, Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Grand Theft, Grant Theft over $100,000.00 and Organized Trafficking of Stolen Property. After hotly-contested pre-trial litigation, the Government conceded and dismissed all charges. Corporate Espionage White Collar/ Fraud
    • Dismissed A popular teacher, Mr. J. was arrested and charged with Organized Fraud and 8 additional felonies of Fraud. After a year-long investigation and consultation with experts, the attorneys demanded a speedy trial. Consequently, the Government dismissed all 9 counts against Mr. J. Organized Fraud and 8 additional felonies of Fraud. White Collar/ Fraud
    • Dismissed A well-respected Arizona business man, Mr. F. was the target of a Federal investigation involving bribery and bid rigging for jet parts in the U.S. Navy. The attorneys successfully thwarted any indictment and further criminal prosecution. Bribery and Bid Rigging for Jet Parts in the U.S. Navy White Collar/ Fraud
    • Dismissed A prominent cardiologist, Dr. S. was accused of Insurance Fraud. Funk, Szachacz & Diamond was asked to join her defense team. After agreeing to represent Dr. S., the firm successfully facilitated a resolution resulting in no criminal convictions for Dr. S. Insurance Fraud White Collar/ Fraud
    • Dismissed Mr. G. was the target of a massive investigation by the Office of the Statewide Prosecution. The Government was alleging a 15 county fraud throughout Florida as a result of three devastating hurricanes. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office assigned an Agent to work full-time to investigate Mr. G. After the firm took the unusual step of calling the Agent and the Assistant Statewide Prosecutor as witnesses in a pre-trial hearing and after demanding a speedy trial, the Government abandoned its prosecution on the morning of trial thereby completely exonerating Mr. G. 15 County Fraud Throughout Florida White Collar/ Fraud
    • Dismissed A prominent home builder, Mr. J. was arrested and formally charged by the Office of the State Attorney with 1st degree Organized Fraud, Felony False Statement and 2nd degree Felony Misapplication of Funds. After the firm conducted a massive 3.5 year pre-trial investigation and amid an ABC News exposé on Mr. J., the Government dismissed all counts. 1st Degree Organized Fraud, Felony False Statement and 2nd Degree Felony Misapplication of Funds. White Collar/ Fraud
    • Acquitted Mr. Q. was arrested and formally charged with 5 counts of Sexual Battery and 1 count of False Imprisonment. After the lawyers conducted an extensive investigation, Mr. Q. demanded to have his day in court. After a jury trial, Mr. Q. was acquitted of all Sexual Battery counts as well as the False Imprisonment count. 5 Counts of Sexual Battery and 1 Count of False Imprisonment. White Collar/ Fraud
    • Dismissed A U.S. Postal Worker, Ms. S. was the target of a Federal Fraud investigation. After providing handwriting exemplars and the firm conducting pre-trial investigation, the firm successfully thwarted any prosecution. Federal Fraud Investigation White Collar/ Fraud
    • Dismissed Mr. C was a CPA charged by the United States with multiple counts of felony fraud against the I.R.S. and facing numerous years in Federal prison. Attorneys successfully defended Mr. C. resulting in no incarceration. Multiple Counts of Felony Fraud Against the I.R.S White Collar/ Fraud
    • ICC
    • ECCC CETC
    • NACDL
    • Brevard County Bar
    • American Inns of Court
    • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
    • World Justice Project
    • Avvo Alan
    • Avvo Kepler
    • FACDL

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    1. All of our attorneys are certified by the Florida State Bar, making them the only all certified team in the state.
    2. We do not cut corners. Every case is handled with the utmost integrity and complete honesty.
    3. From NASA employees to school teachers, our team has an undeniable track record of success.
    4. We take your case seriously and personally. You deserve diligent representation.
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