4920 Broadmoor SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

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White Collar Crimes

Aggressively Defending Allegations of White Collar Crimes in Grand Rapids, MI

Protecting you, your career and your reputation

Being accused of a crime is stressful not only for you, but also for your business associates and loved ones. Emotions can run even higher when you are being accused of a white collar crime. If you are a professional such as a business owner, doctor, lawyers, stock broker or official, actions must be immediately taken to protect your career and reputation. The legal team at the Van Den Heuvel Law Office zealously does whatever it takes to fight the criminal charges, but we also do whatever is possible to protect your family, career and reputation.

Experience in defending a variety of fraud crimes

White collar crimes generally involve some form of fraud or deceit used for monetary gain. Fraud crimes are often very serious felonies and may be charged as state or federal crimes. Depending upon what person or entity is affected by the crime, a defendant accused of fraud may face up to 30 years in prison and fines of up to $1,000,000. Examples of fraud crimes we defend are:

  • Bank fraud
  • Bankruptcy fraud
  • Forgery or falsifying records
  • Government fraud
  • Identity theft
  • Internet fraud
  • Insurance fraud
  • Investment fraud
  • Mail fraud
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Tax evasion
  • Wire fraud

Fraud crimes cover a number of different areas that impact a variety of individuals or organizations. Additionally, several different means or methods may be utilized to carry out the intended offense. It is crucial to dispute these charges to avoid the penalties that can be faced if you are sentenced. An experienced criminal defense attorney can provide you the guidance and advice you need when facing allegations of a fraud crime.

Providing successful defenses to financial crimes

A financial crime is any crime that involves money. Examples of white collar crimes in Michigan include:

  • Bribery
  • Credit card fraud
  • Insider trading
  • Internet crimes involving financial transactions
  • Money laundering

If you or your business has been implicated in any financial crime, it is imperative that you retain an experienced criminal defense lawyers to help mitigate the damage and minimize the consequences by negotiating to reduce or eliminate the charges.


Facing embezzlement charges can be embarrassing and very upsetting. If you are convicted, you could face very serious punishments, including imprisonment, restitution, community service and fines. Additionally, if you are accustomed to employment with a high level of financial responsibility, you may be unable to hold those types of positions with this conviction on your record. Our firm has experience in aggressively litigating and defending embezzlement charges. We understand how the Michigan system works, so we know when to negotiate and when to fight in order to get you the best results possible.

Contact an experienced white collar crime defense attorney

The legal team at the Van Den Heuvel Law Office is focused, experienced and accessible to assist with defending white collar criminal charges against you or your business. Contact us at 616-698-0000 or online. We are also available on Skype by appointment.

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