White Collar Crime 2016-10-24T11:59:09+00:00

Lawyers for “white collar” financial crimes.

White Collar Crime | Toronto Criminal LawyerThe term “white collar crime” can cover a wide range of offences but are most commonly used to refer to fraud, tax evasion or securities /trading offences.

Offences of this nature of typically very complicated as a matter of content with heavy reliance on documents, circumstantial evidence, forensic accounting, and complicated concepts of liability and intention.

Since the level of sophistication is very high in the nature of the charges themselves, having a lawyer who understands the variety of defences that apply and the rules of evidence is invaluable to properly defend oneself against charges of this nature.

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Past successes for white collar financial crimes:

DISCLAIMER: Every criminal case is unique and every case has it’s own challenges.  Past acquittals, withdrawals, or other favourable results our lawyers have achieved for our clients in theft, fraud, and shoplifting cases does not mean the same result can be obtained for present or future clients.  We look at each case with it’s own unique characteristics and fashion our approach on the individual, not the crime itself. 

  • R. v. K.P. (Ontario Court of Justice) – Brampton | Charges: Fraud over $5000, Theft Under $5000.00, Attempted Fraud Under $5000.00, False pretences over $5000; | Allegations: Superintendent wife and husband pair alleged to have leased out premises and take rent money into own accounts instead of going to owner. | Result: Charges Withdrawn
  • R. v. W.R. (Ontario Court of Justice) – Toronto| Charges: Fraud under $5000, Uttering Forged documents; | Allegations: Trying to pass phoney cheques at Money Mart. | Result: Charges Withdrawn
  • R. v. C.S & A.S. (Ontario Court of Justice) | Charges: Possession of Property Obtained by crime Over $5000.00 x 3; Possession of Property Obtained by crime Under $5000 x 3; Possession of Marijuana for the Purpose of Trafficking;
    Allegations: Two individuals alleged to have been running a massive operation by selling stolen items on EBay and similar forums. Upon search of the home, police allege to have found stolen vehicles, electronics, controlled substances, and other items of interest along with large amounts of money. | Result: C.S. pleads to one count of possession of property obtained by crime and one count of marijuana possession and receives 12 months probation. All charges against A.S. are withdrawn.
  • R. v. S.T. (Ontario Court of Justice) – Newmarket | Charges: Theft Under $5000.00, Fraud Under $5000.00, Possession of Property Obtained By crime; | Allegations: Employee at store steals a credit card from another employee then goes on a shopping spree using the stolen credit card. Upon arrest, the accused provided an inculpatory stateusnt admitting everything.
    Result: Client pleads guilty and receives an absolute discharge.
  • R. v. N.G. (Ontario Court of Justice) – Toronto | Charges: Fraud Under $5000.00;
    Allegations: Employee at store alleged to have been part of a scheme where she would steal clothing for herself and friends. | Result: Client pleads guilty and receives an absolute discharge.
  • R. v. S.A. (Ontario Court of Justice) – Toronto | Charges: Use Counterfeit Credit Card, Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card, Possession of Property Obtained by crime Under; | Allegations: Along with two other co-accused, client was alleged to have used a fraudulent credit card to make a number of purchases. | Result: Not Guilty (Acquitted on All Counts)
  • R. v. J.M. (Ontario Court of Justice) – Toronto | Charges: Fraud Over $5000.00 x 2; | Allegations: Trustee for charity misappropriates funds in excess of $10,000.00 from trust to person accounts to pay of her own debts. Result: Client pleads guilty and receives a conditional discharge.