White-Collar Crime Defense Lawyers

Have you been accused of white-collar crime in Texas? If you value your freedom, career, and financial security, you’ll make it your first priority to contact a qualified criminal defense lawyer. State and federal law enforcement spend tremendous resources investigating and prosecuting white-collar crimes.

Although non-violent offenses, white-collar crime carries severe penalties including lengthy prison sentences and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines and restitution. 

Segura and Kitta, LLP provide reliable defense for individuals and businesses facing white-collar crime allegations in Fort Bend County and Harris County. White-collar crime cases are notoriously complex and involve a maze of financial documents, electronic records, wire transactions, and other “paper trails.”  Our white crime collar attorneys know how to navigate through the evidence and build a strong case. 

Call  281.570.6400 to schedule a FREE consultation today. 

Experienced White Collar Representation in State and Federal Court

White-collar crime is a term used to describe a broad range of criminal acts committed in a business or professional setting to achieve financial gain. These offenses usually involve the intent to deceive, conceal, or violate trust. The most common white-collar crimes include:

  • Tax evasion                                                          Money laundering
  • Counterfeiting                                                     Racketeering (RICO)
  • Credit card fraud                                                 Bribery 
  • Embezzlement                                                     Forgery
  • Insider trading                                                     Security violations 
  • Investment schemes                                           Falsifying business records
  • Money laundering                                               Fraud (insurance, bank, mail/wire, 
  • Racketeering (RICO)                                          securities, mortgage, computer

Common U.S. Investigative Agencies Involved in White Collar Crime Cases

There are several different investigative bodies or agencies involved in white- collar crime investigations, some of which may be applicable to your case. These include:

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • The Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 
  • U.S. Department of Treasury
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) 
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Defending White Collar Crime Charges in Fort Bend County and Harris County

The legal team at Segura and Kiatta, LLP will exhaust every possible defense strategy to fight white-collar crime charges. 

  • Lack of necessary criminal intent
  • Mistake of identity
  • Legitimate business transactions
  • Insufficient evidence
  • Coercion or duress
  • Entrapment 

Contact An Experienced White Collar Crime Defense Attorney

If you have been arrested and charged with a white-collar crime or have just learned you are being investigated, you need to take swift and decisive action to protect your rights. Call Segura and Kiatta, LLP 281.570.6400 to schedule a free consultation.