Defending White Collar Crime Charges In Alberta

Accused of fraud, theft or other financial crimes?

These crimes are often referred to as white collar crimes, a term which covers a broad range of charges that includes:

  • Conspiracy
  • Smuggling
  • Receiving Proceeds of a Crime
  • Money Laundering
  • Tax evasion
  • Breach of trust
  • Securities fraud
  • Mail fraud
  • Theft of: intellectual property, financial, identity etc
  • Fraud relating to securities, credit or debit card etc
  • Counterfeit documents
  • Internet crimes
  • Forgery

Our white collar lawyers recognize that the letter of the law, liability and intent in cases of complex financial transactions can be difficult to assign.





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Defending white collar crimes in Calgary, AB

When business and corporate arrangements deteriorate, shareholders and creditors will often allege unlawful diversion of corporate assets, and may seek intervention, making criminal liability a consideration.

These are highly nuanced charges that often involve multiple parties and complex legal and financial arrangements. This is where a white collar defense lawyer can be invaluable. Our financial crime lawyers are well versed in the Canadian Criminal Code, but we also work with tax specialists, market consultants, actuaries, and forensic accountants to pull together a complete picture of the case, giving us the expertise to defend financial fraud and breach of trust charges related to Competition and Securities Act violations.

Defending against fraud and
identity theft charges in Alberta

Fraud charges are broken down into fraud less than $5,000 or greater than $5,000. In any case, calculating the costs becomes a legal matter in the event you are charged for defrauding a person, or the public, of any service, money, property, or valuable security.

As white collar lawyers, our job is to prove that you, as the accused, had no knowledge of the prohibited act or how the act resulted in the deprivation of another person or entity. Areas of fraud we specialize in include:

  • Mortgage fraud
  • Tax fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Mail fraud
  • Identity fraud
  • Computer or internet fraud
  • Credit card/debit card fraud
  • Insurance fraud
  • Securities fraud

Call the Calgary criminal lawyers at Ryan Claxton today, 1-587-315-0447.

Calgary Criminal Defense Lawyers