Trusted & Effective Miami White Collar Crimes Lawyer
Any giving, offering, or promising to give something of worth to someone working in a public capacity to try and influence their decision-making can get you arrested for bribery. This is a very serious offense—you need to take the proper steps to ensure you are treated fairly by law enforcement and the prosecution. This begins with speaking with a highly-qualified Miami white collar crimes attorney who can protect your rights.
At Rothman & Associates, P.A., our founding attorney is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization, and we boast almost 40 years of combined legal experience, which we put into each case we handle. You can trust us to stand behind you no matter what you are accused of.
Penalties for a Bribery Conviction
As a white collar crime, bribery charges can often involve federal agencies. Bribery is a felony which could mean harsh penalties if convicted.
A bribery conviction can include penalties up to:
- 15 years in prison for bribing a public official
- Up to three times the amount paid for the bribe in fines
- Five years in prison for bribing a sports official
- 15 years in prison for bribing a port authority figure
- 30 years in prison for bribing a bank official
- Fines totaling $1 million for bribing a bank official
Even if it is discovered that the officer involved did not have the power to carry out the act they were solicited for, you could still face charges. You deserve a highly experienced and respected Miami bribery defense attorney who will work with you throughout the process to ensure your rights are upheld.
Get the Firm on Your Side
Bribery charges are defensible. Many times, there are valid factual and legal defenses a less experienced attorney simply would not know or understand. A skilled criminal defense attorney in Miami, FL such as those found at Rothman & Associates, P.A. will provide the legal representation you deserve.