White Collar Crime, Fraud & Embezzlement

I am defense attorney Keith Rutman. I have more than 20 years experience working with the criminal justice system. White collar crimes are complicated and nuanced. I understand the law in this area and will aggressively defend you against white collar criminal charges involving:

  • Embezzlement
  • Identity theft
  • Medicare fraud
  • Credit card fraud
  • Medicaid fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Accounting fraud
  • Tax fraud
  • Bad checks

Contact my San Diego or Murrieta law office for thorough, knowledgeable and aggressive representation of your white collar crime, fraud, embezzlement or identity theft case. My clients have peace of mind after they leave their first, free consultation with me. I tell it to you straight so that you can understand all of your options. I will fight to get the charges against you dismissed.

Alternative Sentences Can Lessen the Impact on Your Life

Because white collar crimes are financial crimes and typically do not involve violence against a person, alternative sentencing options may be available, depending on the evidence. In embezzlement cases, restitution is often part of the final outcome. If restitution can be made in full, the judge may consider probation rather than a more severe sentence.

Contact Keith H. Rutman, Attorney at Law

Do not go at it alone or with an inexperienced lawyer. Get a strong and experienced defense. Contact me online or call toll-free, 888-714-6354, or 619-573-4988 to schedule a free half hour consultation. I represent clients from San Diego, Temecula, Murrieta and throughout Southern California.

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  • "Keith Rutman isn't just a great lawyer—he is figuratively and literally a life saver, having saved my life twice. First in a figurative way. I was facing serous charges and was fearing the worst – a lengthy prison sentence. He applied his expert legal knowledge to secure a positive solution to my problem. It far exceeded my expectations and I received probation. He offered me essential advice on both legal and strategic matters. Mr. Rutman was always immediately available to assist me. I would expect this kind of outstanding service from any lawyer who stands at the top of his profession." Learn More...
  • "Dear Mr. Rutman, I can't begin to thank you for all you have done for Jarrett and Jordan - specifically Jordan; you have gone over and above what most attorneys would do, and treated Jordan so well accepting his "I don't know what your talking about mentality". Jordan is greatly relieved it is over but I don't think he understands fully what is expected of him for the next 12 months." - Judy, Jarrett and Jordan Learn More...
  • "Mr. Rutman did a great job in my dispute over the accuracy of my criminal record against the State of California, and he got the Court to order it changed in my favor. I would highly recommend Mr. Rutman, he is diligent and prompt and very knowledgeable. He would be my first choice if I ever need an attorney again, and he should be yours." - Jerry S Learn More...
  • "Keith and I have handled very complicated trials together including multiple bank robberies and murder cases. I highly endorse Keith. He is always a well prepared, caring, and aggressive criminal defense attorney." Learn More...
  • "I opposed Keith in a federal civil rights claim brought in federal court. Keith was creative and determined to advocate his clients interests and was a pleasure to work with. A true professional in every regard. Enthusiastically recommended and endorsed!" Learn More...
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