Property Crimes and White Collar Crimes

Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer

When you have been charged with theft, fraud or forgery in Texas, it is best to understand the implication of the crimes you have been accused of. Varying in severity, a conviction could leave you with hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines and years in prison. To combat these charges, you need a relentless Houston white collar crime lawyer who can fight to protect your rights, no matter what. I, Houston property crime lawyer, Mark Morasch, am determined to help those throughout Texas who are facing this very issue.

White Collar Crime refers to property crimes that typically involve stealing from employers or customers by people who have access to money and privileged information as part of their job, but the offense charged is still Theft, Fraud, or Forgery. These cases can be charged as Class C Misdemeanor to First Degree Felony, depending on the amount of money or the value of property appropriated. Which means that if the amount of money is large enough, then you can receive up to Life in Prison as punishment.

Punishment Range by Amount of Theft or Loss

Amount of Theft or Loss
Punishment Range
$200,000.00 or more
1st Degree Felony
$100,000.00 - $200,000.00
2nd Degree Felony
$20,000.00 - $100,000.00
3rd Degree Felony
$1,500.00 - $20,000.00
State Jail Felony
$500.00 - $1,500.00
Class A Misdemeanor
$50.00 - $500.00
Class B Misdemeanor
less than $50.00
Class C Misdemeanor

White Collar Crimes are unique and extremely complex Property Crimes that are charged as Theft, Fraud, or Forgery offenses. These cases require an imaginative approach to creating a defense. Also, the evidence in these cases is usually very technical in nature and calls for an attorney who has the insight and the understanding to effectively analyze the prosecution's case.

With over 20+ years in the field of criminal law, I have represented people charged with a wide range of property crimes, including:

  • Forgery
  • Fraud
  • Credit Card or Check Card Abuse
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Check Fraud
  • Receiving Stolen Property
  • Theft
  • Theft of Services
  • Theft by Check
  • Embezzlement
  • Employee Theft
  • Factoring Schemes
  • Money Laundering
  • Wire Fraud
  • Mail Fraud

Reliable Houston Defense Attorney

If you have been arrested for Theft, Fraud, or Forgery then you should seek the help of a Houston white collar crime defense attorney immediately. The earlier you obtain representation, the better your chances of success. Call my office in Houston today or fill out my free evaluation form to allow me to look over your case today. I have a long history of successful case results, revealing the amount of hard-work and dedication I put forth with every client I represent.

Available 24/7, please do not hesitate to get in touch with my firm today!

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