White Collar Crime
A fraud charge of any sort can ruin your professional life and the reputation of your business. If you have been accused of construction fraud or contractor fraud, consult with an attorney at Haryett & Company in Edmonton today. We will fight to protect your rights, livelihood and reputation.
Many times in the home repair, renovation or construction industry a disgruntled client can make you the subject of a fraud investigation. Perhaps a disagreement could not be resolved, there is a contract dispute, they were unhappy with the work or they truly feel they were slighted. A fraud investigation can be very cumbersome to deal with and it can also hurt your business for years to come.
Contractor Fraud Conviction Penalties
If you are ultimately convicted of contractor fraud, there are fines, fees, court costs, possible restitution that you will be responsible for, and the potential loss of your business license. You may also face jail time. Even if you are not convicted your reputation can be tarnished just by virtue of being investigated.
While you may want to seek the help of your business attorney regarding your fraud investigation this may not be a wise move as they may not be well versed in criminal defense and white collar crime defense tactics. Call the experts at Haryett & Company for legal defense against landscaping fraud, contractor fraud, construction fraud, handyman fraud and cleaning service fraud.