Ventura Federal Crime Attorney

Charged with a federal crime?

Federal crimes encompass any crime committed that violates U.S. federal law. It includes any offense against the following federal agencies:

  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives (ATF)
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • U.S. Department of Treasury
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Health Education and Welfare
  • U.S. Military
  • U.S. Post Office

Federal crimes are often investigated months before charges are officially made. That is why it is vital to seek immediate legal representation to start assessing the charges and build a solid defense if you become aware that you are being investigated or if arrested. Our team is prepared to thoroughly investigate the evidence, involve respected experts to support the case for your defense, and take any other beneficial action that could lead to an advantage. Our firm's extensive experience with federal crimes and criminal defense offers our clients the knowledge and dedication they need to protect their rights.

Types of Federal Crime

Considering that federal crimes encompass such a large plain, there is a great number of common federal offenses that can be listed:

  • Fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Wire fraud
  • Tax fraud
  • Tax evasion
  • Money laundering
  • Extortion
  • White collar crimes
  • Counterfeiting
  • Drug trafficking
  • Racketeering
  • Kidnapping
  • Espionage
  • Stealing military property

Penalties will greatly depend on the seriousness of the offense, but can result in expensive fines and restitution. Community service and probation are other possible outcomes. In grave cases, a long sentence in federal prison is often imposed.

To be charged with a federal crime is a very serious situation. It requires forceful and seasoned defense counsel that has the knowledge and trial experience to combat these charges. Our firm has achieved hundreds of dismissals and is known for our exceptional courtroom skills. We also service Ojai, Santa Paula, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Port Hueneme, Oxnard, Fillmore and Camarillo.

Contact a Ventura federal crime lawyer if you were charged with a federal crime in Oxnard, Santa Paula, Ojai, Camarillo, or Fillmore.