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White Collar and Corporate Crime

Listed In "Best Lawyers In America" For White Collar Criminal Defense

Tim has handled several cases for me over the last 10+ years, and I continue to have him represent me to this day. From misdemeanors, to felony, to federal indictment Tim has been willing to work to whatever extent possible for me. He has, on a few occasions, even had impromptu meetings outside of normal business hours with friends of mine who found themselves in trouble. It is apparent that the well being of his clients is TOP PRIORITY. This, along with an incredibly assuring demeanor, diligent work ethic, and vast knowledge of the law make him my first choice as criminal defense attorney.

--Review by a white collar criminal defense client


White Collar crimes in Maine are prosecuted by the Federal Government and the District Attorney's Offices of Maine's 16 Counties.  Most of these crimes are non-violent and concern the property, money or regulatory violations.

White Collar crimes are charged just like any other type of crime. It is critical that you act quickly with the best criminal defense possible to protect your rights.  An arrest or conviction for a White Collar crime can have a devastating impact on your life and career. The government can utilize forfeiture laws immediately after charges have been filed, which may be used to take away your home and property. Further, White Collar charges can have a significant impact on professional licensing and accreditation. 

White Collar crime examples are:

  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • Receiving stolen property
  • Forgery
  • Credit card fraud
  • Corporate fraud
  • Health care fraud
  • Identify theft
  • Extortion 
  • Workers Compensation fraud
  • Bribery 
  • Sales tax fraud
  • Insurance fraud
  • Mail fraud
  • False Financial Statement
  • Income tax fraud
  • Wire fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Perjury 
  • Insider trading
  • Financial crimes
  • Theft
  • Possession of fraudulent access cards
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Welfare Fraud

We can also handle the corporate criminal cases against your business corporation, partnership or limited liability company (LLC).  If your business is being investigated for a criminal or regulatory violation, contact our law firm ASAP.

For more information about our services, please call 207-228-1139 to speak directly with a Portland, Maine criminal defense lawyer, or contact us by using our online form.          


Timothy E. Zerillo Clients’ Choice Award 2017
Timothy E. Zerillo Clients’ Choice Award 2014
10.0 Timothy E. Zerillo
The National Trial Lawyers