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Fraud Defense

An individual or entity convicted of a fraud crime may face harsh consequences such as imprisonment, parole or probation, loss of certain rights, significant fines, restitution paid to victims, and more. The severity of the penalties depends on various circumstances surrounding the case.

Fraud is a broad term that refers to a number of offenses ranging from money laundering and identity theft to securities fraud and more. In essence, acts of fraud involve any false statements, actions, or deceptive activity that is knowingly imposed on one party by another to misrepresent or conceal the truth. Laws against fraud vary from state-to-state and the penalties for such offenses can be severe.

If you or someone you know has been accused of fraud, it is in your best interest to hire an experienced and trusted criminal defense attorney who is familiar with the nuances of the laws in your state.

Types of Fraud

There are many types of fraud offensesseveral of which fall under the white-collar crime categorythat an individual could potentially be charged with. They include:

  • Insurance Fraud

  • Investment Fraud

  • Credit Card Fraud

  • Tax Fraud

  • Bank/Bankruptcy Fraud

  • Health Care Fraud

  • Cell Phone Fraud

  • Forgery

  • Mail Fraud

  • Wire Fraud

  • Racketeering (RICO)

  • Other