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Defending Against Money Laundering Charges in Tennessee
Money laundering is a federal offense known as a white-collar crime that involves making a profit on specific unlawful activity and trying to conceal or transfer the funds. As a federal offense, anyone charged with such a crime could face many years in prison and heavy fines if convicted. For this reason, you need tough representation with experienced fighting federal prosecutors from our Memphis criminal defense attorneys.
Have you been accused of money laundering? Call The Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A. today at (901) 878-5434 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our money laundering lawyer in Memphis.
Why Hire The Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A.
You need to carefully consider who to entrust your defense to when facing federal charges. To go with his more than 35 years of criminal defense experience, attorney Ferguson is Certified as a Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a qualification held by few other attorneys state-wide. He has also earned a perfect 10.0 Superb score from Avvo thanks to his successes in defending his clients and the professional conduct exhibited in doing so. You can trust The Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A., to handle your defense with understanding and competency.
What are the Penalties for Money Laundering in Tennessee?
Intentionally using or trying to use proceeds obtained from an unlawful activity and trying to conceal the nature of the proceeds constitutes money laundering in Tennessee. This crime is a felony, and you need an attorney who will thoughtfully craft a strong defense for you to avoid the penalties.
Such penalties with a conviction include:
- Up to $25,000 in fines
- Between 8 and 30 years in prison
- Payment of restitution
- Possible probation
- Forfeiture of property
When you face such serious penalties for a money laundering conviction, you want a trusted and reliable attorney at your side to help you avoid them. Our Memphis white collar crimes attorney can work to outmaneuver the prosecution by discrediting their charges against you.
How to Defend Against Money Laundering Charges
You have a right to a defense, and our firm can provide you with the specialized representation to prevent you from being convicted. Many times, those charged with laundering money are accountants or bankers who are unaware they are committing a crime. If it can be established you did not know the money obtained was illegal, you cannot be charged with laundering. You may have been under duress or otherwise coerced to commit the crime under threat of harm, and if this was the case, we can use it to beat your charges.
Contact Our Money Laundering Lawyer in Memphis Today
Don't lose hope even if you face substantial charges of money laundering. At The Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A., our Memphis money laundering attorney can craft a legal defense to preserve your freedom and keep your record clean!
Contact The Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A. today to get started on your defense with our Memphis money laundering attorney.
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