Public Corruption Crimes
Charged with a white collar crime in Tampa, Florida?
Public corruption is a very serious issue that is actively investigated and pursued by the federal government as a high priority issue. Along with terrorism, espionage, and cyber-crimes, the U.S. government investigates public corruption in order to protect our nation as a current society, as well as to pursue a better, safer future for the next generation. The reason for this is because public corruption crimes can have extremely adverse effects on our economy, our government, and various laws enacted throughout our nation, as well as many other issues.
Crimes of public corruption can include a variety of different actions; bribery, embezzlement of government funds, fraud, extortion, and many other crimes can result in public corruption charges. Extortion is a serious crime; individuals may try to appropriate goods from others under the color of legal right. This can be a form of intimidation, and it is a serious offense on the part of the official. Other crimes such as bribery of an official can result in severe criminal charges.
Penalties for Public Corruption Crimes
If you have been arrested and charged with a public corruption crime, then you could face serious penalties for conviction. The following are each white collar crimes that can be associated with public corruption, and each carries its own severity of punishment for conviction:
Depending on the various specifics of your crime, you could face more or less severe penalties for conviction. Hefty fines and lengthy prison sentences can be common penalties for a criminal conviction. It is vitally important to your future that you have skilled representation on your side that can help you effectively pursue the results that you need for your future.
Defending Your Legal Rights
At Thomas & Paulk, P.A., we are dedicated to skillful assistance and effective defense representation for all of our clients, and you can be sure that we will put our years of experience to work for you if you choose to work with us. We have been serving the residents of Tampa, Florida in various criminal defense matters for a number of years, and you can be sure that we will put this experience to work for you.
We offer a free case evaluation so that you may obtain some legal advice and information regarding your situation without any financial commitment on your part. We understand the severity of the situation that you are facing; we can work with you to begin building a strong defense of your case, and we can provide you with the defense representation that you need. Your case is important to us; let us put our experience to work for you. Contact our office today to discuss your situation, and to begin the process of retaining the representation that you need on your side.