White Collar Crimes

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New Jersey White Collar Criminal Attorney

Non-violent crimes that are motivated by money are usually referred to as "white collar crimes." In New Jersey, a person convicted of a white collar crime may be facing significant jail or state prison. 


If you are accused or charged with a white collar such as theft, fraud, embezzlement, forgery or any other white collar crime, you need a highly skilled criminal defense attorney who has experience in these types of cases. 


Vando Cardoso, Esq. is a former Prosecutor and Special Deputy Attorney General who has extensive experience handling white collar crimes. He has prosecuted all forms of white collar cases with countless favorable results.  He has the same training and experience as the New Jersey prosecutors you will face. 


Hiring an experienced and highly skilled criminal defense attorney is the right first step in protecting your rights and freedomCONTACT US TODAY for a free, confidential consultation and let us show you that we are on your side. 


The term "white collar crime" refers to a broad category that encompasses crimes that are motivated by money.  A person may be charged with a white collar crime even if they believed they were acting innocently.  

The following are some of the types of white collar crimes that Cardoso Law handles:

  1. Bank Fraud;
  2. credit card crimes;
  3. Embezzlement;
  4. bribery;
  5. blackmail;
  6. forgery;
  7. theft;
  8. extortion;
  9. insurance fraud;
  10. theft;
  11. computer fraud;
  12. identity theft;
  13. money laundering;
  14. public corruption; and
  15. health care fraud.
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When you hire our firm, you can count on our experience and knowledge to help you get through this difficult time.  We will immediately and aggressively:

  • launch an active investigation into the allegations by the police;
  • move to release you from jail;
  • review all the evidence that the prosecution possesses and point out the problems in the prosecution's case;
  • Take all options into consideration, including assisting with admission into treatment programs;
  • look to negotiate the case to a lower charge or negotiate to have the case dismissed; and
  • where a conviction is inevitable, argue for a minimum sentence or request alternatives to a jail sentence.


Aside from some crimes that have specific sentences and other exposure, here are some general guidelines for what you may face.  It is important to CONTACT OUR OFFICE TODAY if you are facing a New Jersey white collar crimes charge.

  1. A first degree crime, a person may face up to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison;
  2. A second degree crime, a person may face up to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison;
  3. A third degree crime, a person may face up to 5 years in New Jersey State Prison;
  4. A fourth degree crime, a person may face up to 18 months in New Jersey State Prison; and
  5. a disorderly drug crime, a person faces up to 6 months in the county jail.
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