White Collar Crime Defense Lawyers in Edmonton

Fraud, Theft, and Financial Crimes in Edmonton, Alberta

Has someone you know been arrested and charged with any white-collar crimes – theft, fraud, or other financial crimes? It is critical you choose a defense lawyer with experience and the resources to successfully defend you. At the law offices of Slaferek Callihoo, we are prepared to skillfully and aggressively defend you, if you’ve been charged with a crime, including:

  • Tax Evasion Charges
  • Breach of Trust Charges
  • Conspiracy Charges
  • Smuggling Charges
  • Receiving Proceeds of a Crime Charges
  • Money Laundering Charges
  • Counterfeit Documents Charges
  • Internet Crimes Charges
  • Forgery Charges
  • Theft Charges – intellectual property, financial theft, identity theft
  • Fraud Charges – securities, credit card, etc.

These cases can involve complex financial transactions and major monetary losses; a lot of finger pointing happens, with people looking to place blame on someone other than themselves. The lawyers at Slaferek Callihoo understand the difference between errors in judgment and criminal intent. We expertly, and aggressively, fight for our clients, so they are not forced to take the blame for white collar crimes.

White Collar Financial Crimes

The financial crimes defense team at Slaferek Callihoo has the discipline and experience to expertly defend a breach of trust and financial fraud charges related to Competition and Securities Act violations. Not only are our lawyers well versed in the Canadian Criminal Code regarding these types of charges, but we also employ the expert advice and testimony of tax specialists, market consultants, actuaries, and forensic accountants.

Breach of trust and financial fraud charges are often brought up when business and corporate dealings deteriorate into a criminal investigation. Often, the shareholders and creditors will make allegations of unlawful diversion of corporate assets. The shareholders and creditors will then seek intervention that can bring criminal liability into consideration. Due to the fact, many parties are often involved, and due to the complexity of the charges and the length of the investigation, it is imperative you seek the guidance of a criminal defense firm with the experience of Slaferek Callihoo. We leave no stone unturned and will investigate your complex issue by following the paper trail and relying on our expert’s advice.

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Fraud and Identity Theft Charges

Fraud charges involve an offender accused of defrauding a person or the public of any service, money, property, or valuable security. The offense of fraud will either be charged as less than $5,000 or greater than $5,000. At Slaferek Callihoo, our fraud defense team looks to undermine the prosecution’s case as they try to prove the accused offender had knowledge of the prohibited act and that the act could result in the deprivation of another person or entity.

The charge of identity theft relates to the criminal use of another’s identity for fraudulent purposed. Because the charges can often be difficult for the Crown to prove, the lawyers at Slaferek Callihoo are prepared to handle your defense in the following areas of fraud:

  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Internet Fraud
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Tax Fraud
  • Bank Fraud
  • Identity Fraud
  • Computer Fraud

Contact a Lawyer Prepared to Defend Your Fraud Charges

Fraud, theft, and financial charges can lead to serious penalties, if you are convicted. It’s imperative you retain the service of a legal defense team with the expertise and knowledge to competently defend you, if you’ve been accused of a financial crime, credit card fraud, internet fraud, insurance fraud, mortgage fraud, tax fraud, bank fraud, identity fraud, or computer fraud. Contact Slaferek Callihoo today, and we’ll get to work on your behalf immediately.

Edmonton Criminal Defense Lawyer

Serving: Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Leduc, St. Albert, Spruce Grove, Sherwood Park, Beaumont, Bon Accord, Bruderheim, Calmar, Devon, Gibbons, Legal, Morinville, Redwater, Stony Plain, Strathcona County, Leduc County, Parkland County, and Sturgeon County