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Federal White Collar Crimes Attorney

Criminal Defense Against State and Federal Fraud Charges

A white-collar crime can carry a stiff penalty similar to a violent crime conviction, including prison. Because a white-collar crime charge such as fraud or embezzlement often involves complex transactions and interstate commerce, federal charges could be forthcoming.

Criminal Attorney Mark C. Cogan, based in Portland, Oregon, has more than 40 years of criminal defense experience. What does this mean for you? It means that when you are facing a felony charge and conviction for a white collar crime, selecting our Portland law firm to represent you is an excellent choice. We have represented clients charged with:

A Representative Case: Our client was involved in international fraud as a result of an off-shore investment scam based in Grenada. The $700 million fraud charge and subsequent investigation by the IRS and FBI led to federal charges. Our client was the girlfriend of the scam’s primary defendant. Although she was investigated and sought as a federal witness, we were able to keep her from being charged and she served no jail time.

Fraud — Complex Cases Involving Complex Evidence

If you are being investigated for fraud or any other white-collar crime, it is important not to wait and see if you will be charged. If an investigation is underway, the case against you is building and prompt action may be your best defense.

Our defense of clients facing prosecution for white-collar crimes includes experience with:

  • Computer forensics
  • Forensic accountants
  • CPAs
  • Former IRS agents
  • Private investigators
  • Welfare and other government regulatory agency experts

The Prosecution Has Begun Its Work — We Should Begin Ours

No matter the circumstances, anyone under investigation or facing criminal prosecution should retain the best possible Portland White Collar Crimes attorney as early in the process as possible. If you have been charged with a white-collar crime such as embezzlement, theft, fraud or money laundering, please call our Portland theft property crime law office at (503) 549-1077 or send us an e-mail for a free initial consultation with our Portland White Collar Crimes lawyer.

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