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White Collar Crimes

DISCOVER AUGUSTA'S BEST White Collar Crimes

White collar crime refers to financially motivated nonviolent crime committed by business and government professionals. Within criminology, it was first defined by sociologist Edwin Sutherland in 1939 as “a crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation.” It can consist of bribery, embezzlement, Ponzi Schemes and corporate theft, amongst others.

When Do I Need An Attorney?

For companies, corporate executives and business leaders facing investigation or enforcement actions by a governmental entity, every step can have irreversible repercussions. The reputation of you or your company can be at stake. Businesses and individuals involved in state or federal investigations need to have experienced counsel to guide them through the process. It is important to seek experienced counsel as soon as you are notified there may be an investigation pending. This can occur when you are contacted by a government agency such as the FBI or receive a subpoena from a government agent for documents. An experienced attorney can possibly negotiate a favorable outcome for you prior to an indictment or other severe action by the government that could further damage your reputation and ruin your career.

Areas of Representation

Hull Barrett PC is well positioned to assist clients navigate the difficult challenges relating to government enforcement actions. We have experienced corporate attorneys and former prosecutors who have handled these types of matters in state courts in Georgia and South Carolina and in Federal Prosecutions in the Southern District of Georgia. Our white collar criminal defense includes the following areas of practice:

  • Antitrust
  • Bank and check fraud
  • Corporate Theft
  • Counterfeiting
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • False Claims Act/Whistleblower
  • Identity Theft
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Medicare and Medicaid Fraud
  • Money Laundering
  • Mortgage and Real Estate Fraud
  • Ponzi Schemes
  • Tax Evasion or Tax Fraud

We also assist whether a client is a witness in a government action or a target in a government investigation. We have a successful track record of negotiating favorable outcomes for clients prior to indictment as well as successfully trying cases when appropriate.

Details of White Collar Crime Law

When Do I Need An Attorney?

For companies, corporate executives and business leaders facing investigation or enforcement actions by a governmental entity, every step can have irreversible repercussions. The reputation of you or your company can be at stake. Businesses and individuals involved in state or federal investigations need to have experienced counsel to guide them through the process. It is important to seek experienced counsel as soon as you are notified there may be an investigation pending. This can occur when you are contacted by a government agency such as the FBI or receive a subpoena from a government agent for documents. An experienced attorney can possibly negotiate a favorable outcome for you prior to an indictment or other severe action by the government that could further damage your reputation and ruin your career.

Areas of Representation

Hull Barrett PC is well positioned to assist clients navigate the difficult challenges relating to government enforcement actions. We have experienced corporate attorneys and former prosecutors who have handled these types of matters in state courts in Georgia and South Carolina and in Federal Prosecutions in the Southern District of Georgia. Our white collar criminal defense includes the following areas of practice:

  • Antitrust
  • Bank and check fraud
  • Corporate Theft
  • Counterfeiting
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • False Claims Act/Whistleblower
  • Identity Theft
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Medicare and Medicaid Fraud
  • Money Laundering
  • Mortgage and Real Estate Fraud
  • Ponzi Schemes
  • Tax Evasion or Tax Fraud

We also assist whether a client is a witness in a government action or a target in a government investigation. We have a successful track record of negotiating favorable outcomes for clients prior to indictment as well as successfully trying cases when appropriate.

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Practice Attorneys

Augusta, Georgia

SunTrust Bank Building (7th Floor)
801 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30901
Office: 706.722.4481 | Fax: 706.722.9779
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

Aiken, South Carolina

111 Park Avenue, S.W.
Aiken, SC 29801
Office: 803.648.4213 | Fax: 803.648.2601
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

Evans, Georgia

7004 Evans Town Center Blvd.
Evans, GA 30901 3rd Floor
Office: 706.722.4481 | Fax: 706.650.0925
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

Augusta, Georgia

SunTrust Bank Building (7th Floor)
801 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30901
Office: 706.722.4481 | Fax: 706.722.9779
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

Aiken, South Carolina

111 Park Avenue, S.W.
Aiken, SC 29801
Office: 803.648.4213 | Fax: 803.648.2601
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

Evans, Georgia

7004 Evans Town Center Blvd.
Evans, GA 30901 3rd Floor
Office: 706.722.4481 | Fax: 706.650.0925
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

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