Yes you can go to jail for a “white collar” crime and the main factor that determines whether or not you go to jail is the amount of money that is involved in that type of crime.

When we talk about white collar crime we’re talking about basically fraud, embezzlement where money or things of value have been taken from other people. The value of what’s been taken from other people can determine the length of any possible sentence especially in federal court as well as in the state of Texas their penalties are determined based on the amount of money involved and can range anywhere from a misdemeanor to a first degree felony, which includes life imprisonment.