Law Office of
Rhett Braniff

Fraud, Embezzlement and Other White Collar Crime

Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney in Austin

At the Law Office of Rhett Braniff, we understand the complexities and seriousness of fraud, embezzlement, and other white-collar crimes. As a trusted Austin law firm, we specialize in providing expert legal representation for individuals facing these charges. With our extensive experience and dedicated approach, we are committed to protecting our client’s rights and ensuring a fair legal process. Reach out to us today! 

Understanding Financial Crimes

Financial crimes, such as fraud and embezzlement, are non-violent offenses that involve deceit and the misappropriation of funds or property. These charges can have severe consequences, including hefty fines and lengthy imprisonment. At our Austin law firm, we recognize the complexity of these crimes and the importance of a thorough understanding to build strong defense strategies.

These offenses can include:

  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Securing Execution of a Document by Deception
  • Fraud
  • Theft
  • Tampering
  • Embezzlement
  • Money Laundering
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"Insurance fraud steals at least $308.6B every year from American consumers" - Coalition Against Insurance Fraud

“Our office will hold accountable powerful actors who violate our laws" - Travis County District Attorney

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White Collar Crimes

White-collar crime is prosecuted vigorously at both the State and Federal level. The possible punishment ranges for these offenses can vary greatly, with numerous charges carrying potential prison sentences ranging from 5 years to life imprisonment. In addition to incarceration, professionals charged with white-collar crimes face the significant risk of losing their professional licenses. It is crucial to be aware of the collateral consequences that criminal charges can have on one's professional career.

In white-collar crime cases, oversights and errors are often viewed by prosecutors as influential individuals taking advantage of the "little guy." This perception can lead to aggressive prosecution seeking maximum penalties. It is essential to have a skilled criminal defense attorney who can challenge the prosecution's narrative and protect your rights.

White Collar Evidence and Trials

White-collar cases involve voluminous amounts of technical evidence. Financial documents, intricate financial transfers, and complex testimony often require a higher level of expertise to properly evaluate the case. At the Law Office of Rhett Braniff, our team has considerable experience in analyzing and interpreting this extensive evidence. We collaborate with financial experts and other specialists to build a strong defense tailored to the unique aspects of each case.

Tailored Defense Strategies

Every white-collar crime case is unique, and we recognize the importance of personalized defense strategies. Our Austin law firm conducts a thorough investigation and analysis of the evidence, meticulously reviewing financial records, documents, and any relevant data. We utilize our extensive expertise to challenge the prosecution's case, seek inconsistencies or errors, and protect our client's rights throughout the legal process.

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If you are facing fraud, embezzlement, or any other white-collar crime charges, the Law Office of Rhett Braniff is here to provide you with skilled legal representation in Austin. We understand the gravity of these charges and are dedicated to safeguarding your rights and fighting for a favorable resolution. Contact us today for a confidential consultation.