FEDERAL CRIME DEFENSE
TAMPA FEDERAL CRIME DEFENSE ATTORNEYS
Although most crimes are prosecuted at the state level, many of the most serious criminal offenses are handled by the federal government. Being prosecuted in federal court is different than state court. The matters tend to be complex and the penalties are harsh, so it’s important to arm yourself with an experienced lawyer.
At Wagner McLaughlin, our Tampa criminal defense lawyers have extensive experience with both state and federal cases. When you trust your defense to our firm, you can expect an attorney who is always working toward your best interests, always prepared, and is never afraid to fight on your behalf.
Don’t take risks with federal charges. Call (813) 225-4000 today to secure the dedicated representation you need.
WHAT MAKES A CRIME A FEDERAL OFFENSE?
A federal crime is any offense that violates the laws contained in the United States Criminal Code. This actually includes a wide range of crimes that are usually prosecuted by the state, but can also be prosecuted by the federal government. The offenses which are typically prosecuted federally are white collar crimes dealing with various frauds, as well as high-profile drug offenses.
There are over 100 categories of federal crimes. Some examples of include:
- Accounting fraud
- Computer crimes
- Corporate crimes
- Drug manufacturing
- Gun law violations
- Mail fraud
- Securities fraud
- Tax crimes
- Bank fraud
- Espionage export/import crimes
- Health care fraud
- Money laundering
- Social security fraud
- Wire fraud
Facing charges? Contact us today to discuss your case in a free initial consultation.
CALL(813) 225-4000 TODAY FOR SKILLED DEFENSE
If you’re facing federal charges, you will likely face prosecution from the U.S. Attorney General’s office, investigations from federal agencies like the FBI, and severe consequences if convicted. It is for these reasons, and many more, that it is crucial to secure high quality representation if you are facing even the potential of charges being filed against you.
At Wagner McLaughlin, our Tampa criminal defense attorneys are committed to fighting for our clients, and reaching favorable results on their behalf. If you are need a lawyer specializing in federal offenses in and around the Tampa Bay area, do not wait to call our firm.
Get started early so we can build a strong defense on your behalf.
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