Rock Hill White Collar Crime Lawyer

South Carolina Fraud Defense Attorney

Prosecution of non-violent "white collar" crimes has escalated in the wake of big corporate scandals and notorious investment swindles. Government agencies have devoted special investigators and new technologies to trace frauds and thefts and make an example of those who are caught.

If you are accused of a financial crime or caught up in a fraud investigation, the law firm of Christopher A. Wellborn, P.A., can provide a sophisticated defense. We aim to head off formal charges and proactively counter the government's case to minimize the consequences of a conviction on these serious felony charges.

At our Rock Hill, South Carolina, office we represent the accused in York County and the surrounding communities in South Carolina. Contact us before making any statements or cooperating with investigators.

White Collar Crime Defense in South Carolina

Rock Hill white collar crime defense attorney and trial lawyer Chris Wellborn is a former prosecutor and has practiced criminal law for over 25 years. He has defended executives, professionals, employees, and citizens of all walks of life accused of financial crimes, including:

A key element of any white collar prosecution is intent to defraud or deprive. Mr. Wellborn is skilled at following the paper trail and showing the other side of the story — a legitimate transaction or business practice, or no intention to deceive or personally gain from the alleged crime. One client accused of forgery, for example, was exonerated when we proved that he was cashing someone else's check as a favor to that person.

We Know What's at Stake

We understand that careers, professional licenses and prison time are on the line. Christopher A. Wellborn, P.A., will make every attempt to have charges dismissed or negotiate a favorable plea bargain to avoid a felony conviction and prison time. We are prepared to go to trial if the prosecution's case is weak or pleading guilty is not an option. Call 866-635-6765 to arrange a free consultation.