When someone uses the phrase "white collar crime" in Hawaii, it typically means financially motivated criminal offenses.
White collar crimes are often committed by professionals in positions of trust for monetary gain.
White collar crimes can be prosecuted in state or federal courts in or around Hawaii.
Different types of white collar crimes cases can be defined to include schemes to defraud, organized fraud, and theft by deception or misrepresentation.
Other examples include embezzlement, extortion, mail fraud, insurance fraud, credit card and debit card fraud, and identity theft, forgery.
The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) hosted the 7th Annual West Coast White Collar Conference on June 21-23, 2017, at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, in Santa Monica, CA.
On March 16-19, 2017, the NACDL sponsored the 5th White Collar Criminal Defense College at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, FL.