What is "White Collar Crime"?

The definition of white collar crime varies from source to source. Wikipedia defines it as a "financially motivated nonviolent crime committed by business and government professionals." Dictionary.com defines it as "any of various crimes, as embezzlement, fraud, or stealing office equipment, committed by business or professional people while working at their occupations." However, as the true definition may vary, one common denominator exists - white collar crime is a crime committed through deception to gain monetarily.

What crimes are considered "white collar" in Kentucky?

There are many forms but the most common are:

  • Insurance Fraud
  • Securities Fraud which includes Insider Trading
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Tax Evasion
  • Money Laundering
  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • Bribery
  • Identity Theft

What should I do if I'm accused of a white collar crime in Kentucky?

If you are currently under investigation or have been charged or indicted, you need to contact an experienced attorney with a successful track record immediately. Gatlin Volker, PLLC is comprised of a team of former prosecutors with over 40 years of combined experience. We know how to build strong cases even in the most difficult situations. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our lawyers, call 859-667-6409 or contact us online.