White Collar Crime

Lake Charles White Collar Crimes Attorneys

Defending Against White Collar Crime Charges in Calcasieu Parish

White collar crimes are often referred to as some of the most meticulous and difficult cases to analyze due, in large part, to the influx of information that is present, experts that are needed, and mathematic and financial information that can be confusing. If an alleged offender is found guilty of a white collar crime, they could be facing serious jail time and fines. 

Have you been accused of a white collar crime? Call Sudduth & Associates, LLC today at (337) 282-9003 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our white collar crimes lawyer in Lake Charles.

What is a White Collar Crime?

A white-collar crime is defined as a non-violent crime typically committed by a person in a position of authority, trust, or responsibility within a business or government setting. The act of this crime generally involves the manipulation, deception, or other illegal means of gaining financial or economic gain. Individuals, businesses, and society as a whole may suffer substantial financial harm from these crimes. 

It is often difficult to detect and prosecute white-collar crimes due to their complex schemes or techniques to conceal illegal activities. Several parties may be involved, including those within the organization and external collaborators, such as accountants. Penalties for a conviction can include fines, restitution, and imprisonment due to the nature of these crimes.

Types Of White Collar Crimes

Some of the typical charges that fall under the scope of white collar crimes are:

  • Money Laundering
  • Fraud (Corporate, Loan, Mortgage, Bank, Health Care)
  • Embezzlement
  • Corruption
  • Conspiracy
  • Bribery
  • Antitrust Violations

Why Hire Sudduth & Associates, LLC

Mr. Sudduth entered the legal profession with a financial background and is proud to offer this service to his clients. Very few criminal defense firms want or have the skill to handle white collar crime cases because of their financial nature and complexity. At Sudduth & Associates, we are not only happy to take the cases, but we thrive in defending them. Regardless of your status or job title, protecting your reputation is essential, and discretion is paramount; therefore, you need a firm that is willing to protect you every step of the way.

While we never guarantee outcomes because each case is so different and unique, we have seen much success over time in aggressively defending our clients. Those results include lesser jail sentences, probation in lieu of jail time, reduced conditions and time on probation, deferred adjudication and diversion of charges, and even outright dismissal of charges. Outcomes cannot be guaranteed by anyone, but at Sudduth and Associates, we pride ourselves on guaranteeing to our clients our heart, our passion, and our every effort.

Contact Our White Collar Crimes Lawyers Today

Having the experienced team of paralegals, investigators, and attorneys at Sudduth & Associates, LLC on your side is invaluable to you receiving the best possible outcome. Call our white collar crimes attorney in Lake Charles today to see how we can help you level the playing field to get the best possible outcome in your case!

Contact Sudduth & Associates, LLC today to get started on your defense with our Lake Charles white collar crimes attorneys.

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