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White collar crime is a crime committed in a corporate or occupational setting that results in a monetary gain.

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If one is convicted of a white-collar crime, they risk losing their job or revoking their professional license. Consequently, this criminal record can lead to decreased freedom, difficulty finding a job, travelling, and family life.
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What Is a White-Collar Crime?

White-collar crime is a crime committed in a corporate or occupational setting that results in a monetary gain. It covers a variety of activities, including the following:

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Calvin Barry Professional Corporation has the experience and resources to understand the type of white-collar crime and assist you in the best possible way during your trial. With Calvin Barry and his team, you will be given the time and legal expertise that can deal with each unique case.

Embezzlement

The theft of capital assets belonging to another

Corporate Fraud

Illegal activities that take place in a company, such as the misrepresentation of a product

Money Laundering

Safekeeping money collected from illegal activities

Bribery

Something of value is given in to persuade another to act illegally

Cybercrime

Using technology such as the internet and computers to engage in illegal activities

Insider Trading

Using access to confidential information to buy or sell stock to their advantage

Identity Theft

A type of fraud that misuses another one’s identity for financial gain

Copyright Infringement

Using work that is copyright law protected without permission

We recommend consulting with us at Calvin Barry Law to determine the best steps for your defence. Know that you are entitled to legal consultation upon detention or arrest, and it is best to consult with an impaired driving lawyer before further actions from law enforcement. We aim to defend your case to get the lowest possible penalty if the dismissal of charges is not viable.

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What to Do if You Are Convicted of White - Collar Crime

Don't Plead Guilty

If you are charged with a white-collar crime, do not plead guilty before consulting with one of our lawyers. Calvin Barry Professional Corporation has the experience and resources to understand the type of white-collar crime and assist you in the best possible way during your trial.

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With Calvin Barry and his team, you will be given the time and legal expertise that can deal with each unique case.
We will fight for your rights no matter the severity of the charges. At Calvin Barry, you will be defended.

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Contrasting White Collar and Blue Collar Crimes

White-collar crimes are typically committed by people in positions of power or trust, such as business executives, bankers, or lawyers. These crimes involve financial fraud and deception, such as embezzlement, insider trading, and bribery. 

On the other hand, blue-collar crimes are usually more direct and involve activities like theft, robbery, or burglary.

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Consequences

If an individual is found guilty of a white-collar offence, they may be dismissed from their job or have their professional permit taken away. This kind of criminal record can lead to limited freedom, trouble securing employment, restricted travel, and disruption in family life.

Non-violent white-collar crimes can have severe consequences, including lengthy prison sentences or even life imprisonment. These crimes, including fraud, theft, or embezzlement, are committed without the perpetrator ever having to leave their workplace. If you are accused of one of these offences, it is important to understand the consequences you could face and how to defend yourself against the charges.

In Canada, we lack accurate information about the number of white-collar crimes taking place and the number of cases that have been effectively addressed. According to the Criminal Intelligence Service Canada, the monetary loss due to financial crimes in our country amounts to $5 billion yearly—a staggering amount that is equivalent to the yearly expenditure of all federal and provincial correctional facilities combined.

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You are entitled to a legal consultation if you are taken into custody or arrested. It is highly advisable to seek the help of a lawyer specializing in white-collar cases before taking further action with the authorities. Do not plead guilty to a white-collar crime until you have spoken to our lawyers. 

Our Calvin Barry Professional Corporation team has the knowledge and expertise to navigate any white-collar crime case and provide you with the best legal representation for your trial. Our goal is to defend your case and get the most lenient punishment possible, even if a dismissal of charges is not an option.

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