Economic Crimes in Pinellas

In Florida, the term “economic crimes” is defined to include crimes that inflict financial hardship on individuals or businesses. Examples of the most commonly prosecuted economic crimes in Pinellas County, FL, include:

  • counterfeiting
  • electronic crimes
  • embezzlement
  • the exploitation of the elderly
  • failure to obtain workers’ compensation insurance
  • financial crimes
  • fraud
  • identity theft
  • illegal structuring of transactions to avoid detection
  • insurance fraud
  • money laundering
  • public assistance fraud
  • sales tax violations
  • scheme to defraud
  • unlicensed contracting
  • white collar crimes
  • wire fraud

In economic crimes, your criminal defense attorney must cross-reference evidence including financial documentation, electronic evidence, recorded statements, and written statements.

Attorney for Economic Crimes in Pinellas County, FL

If you are suspected of an economic crime in Pinellas County, FL, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at Sammis Law Firm. These cases are prosecuted by prosecutors with the State Attorney’s Office at the Criminal Justice Center in Clearwater.

We are familiar with the tactics used by law enforcement officers throughout the economic crime units in Pinellas County, FL.

The main office of Sammis Law Firm is located in downtown Tampa, FL. We recently opened an office in Clearwater near the CJC Courthouse. Our office is located at 14010 Roosevelt Blvd Suite 701, Clearwater, FL 33762-3820. 

Don’t face the judge alone. Contact our experienced criminal defense lawyers in Piellas County, FL.

Call 727-210-7004. 

Additional Resources

Criminal Investigations for Economic Crimes in Pinellas – Visit the website of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office to learn more about criminal investigations involving economic crimes such as counterfeiting, credit card fraud, unlicensed contracting, failure to obtain workers compensation insurance, and embezzlement. Find contact information to contact a representative from the economic crimes unit of the criminal investigation division at the PCSO. Some of the detectives at PCSO are experienced as Financial Crimes/Fraud Investigators or Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS).

Economic Crimes Unit of the St. Petersburg Police Department – Visit the website of the St. Petersburg Police Department to learn more about the Economic Crimes Unit within the Crimes Against Property Division. The economic crimes unit investigates crimes against property including frauds, forgeries, embezzlement, and similar offenses. SPPD uses investigators to follow up on environmental and computer-related crime and to monitor activity at pawn and secondhand shops to ensure compliance with applicable laws and ordinances.

Economic Crimes in Pasco – Read more about the prosecution of economic crimes prosecuted at the courthouse in New Port Richey or Dade City in Florida’s Sixth Judicial Circuit.

This article was last updated on Monday, July 3, 2023.