Financial crimes are often referred to as “white collar” crimes. However, do not let the name fool you. Financial crimes are taken very seriously by law enforcement offices and prosecutors alike within the state of Nevada. The reason for this is simple — financial crimes can have a devastating impact on its victims.
If you have been charged with or are under investigation for bank fraud or any other type of white collar crime, a Nevada bank fraud attorney from Bellon & Maningo, Ltd. can help.
Defending an individual charged with a financial crime can be more complex than other typical criminal defense. This is due to the extensive amount of documents that will have to be thoroughly examined for accuracy and to discern possible defenses. And, often times, financial crimes are charged at the federal level, which can add an additional layer of complexity to the case. It is essential to have Las Vegas white collar crime defense lawyers with extensive experience in this particular area of law.
In Nevada, financial crimes can cover a broad scope of activity. Often times, the difference between a misdemeanor charge and a felony charge is the severity of the crime and the value of the goods allegedly stolen. To thoroughly defend a financial crime case, a defense attorney must examine the details of the alleged offense for any and all weaknesses. There may be questions related to an individual’s intent to possess the alleged property or consent to use the property. Determining the exact value of the property may be subject to dispute or difficult to determine. Having an attorney with the experience and the know how to expose and challenge any of the prosecutor’s weaknesses can be an incredible advantage in resolving the case — either through plea negotiations or an acquittal at trial.
It is vital that the attorney you select to represent you against any of the above charges understands the complexity of these allegations and has the know how to evaluate the evidence and put forth a strong defense on your behalf. The attorneys of Bellon & Maningo, Ltd., have successfully defended numerous individuals who are facing these types of charges.