Working in a position of financial responsibility in California can be a daunting task. Any diligent worker will be keen to see that everything is in order. However, as the demands of your job increase it can become harder to keep track of everything. Yet if you make a single mistake, someone might assume that it was a deliberate attempt to deceive and defraud the system.
The greater your responsibility, the more scrutiny you are likely to come under in the course of your work. Watching your step all the time can be extremely taxing, yet it is often necessary if you wish to avoid falsely incriminating yourself. Even so, no matter how careful you are, there is still a chance that you could face criminal charges if anything goes wrong.
If you are accused of any form of white collar crime, such as wire fraud, mail fraud, money laundering or something else, you may benefit from an attorney's support. He or she can help you to understand the accusations you face and may be able to assist you in ensuring that your side of the story gets heard by the court.
Our page on federal crimes also has information on the steps you can take if you find yourself in this position. Facing criminal charges can be daunting and distressing, but with a good defense and the correct guidance, you may be able to protect your good name and avoid conviction altogether. Although at first it may seem like there's nowhere to turn, you are not alone and you may still be able to clear your name.