Fraud is a general term encompassing many crimes ranging from identity theft to money laundering. Essentially, fraud is the purposeful use of false statements or deception for profit or to gain an unfair advantage. The penalties for a fraud conviction vary from state to state but often include heavy fines, imprisonment, and more. Because crimes of fraud are prosecuted so vigorously, those facing fraud charges should always enlist the services of a skilled criminal defense attorney to ensure the best outcome for the case.
If you or a loved one has been accused of fraud, contact an experienced, aggressive and effective criminal defense attorney who will diligently defend your legal rights and interests. Please contact Jacoby & Meyers Criminal Defense today for a complimentary consultation with a premier criminal defense attorney who has extensive experience defending clients accused of fraud and is intimately familiar with the body of law and regulations concerning all areas of white-collar crime.
Forms of Fraud
- Credit card fraud
- Investment fraud
- Healthcare fraud
- Bankruptcy/bank fraud
- Cell phone fraud
- Wire fraud
- Mail fraud
Consequences of a Fraud Conviction
The penalties for a fraud conviction depend largely on the specifics of each individual case, but possible consequences include massive fines, imprisonment, probation, mandatory payment of restitution, the loss of certain rights, the inability to find or keep a job, and more.
Contacting an Experienced Defense Attorney
A skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney will be able to provide you with invaluable advice throughout the court proceedings, thoroughly investigate the circumstances surrounding the allegations to build a sound defense, and if necessary, negotiate with prosecutors and court officials to reduce the penalties you face.
If you or a loved one is facing fraud charges, we can help. Please contact the law offices of Jacoby & Meyers today for a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced criminal defense attorney who will do everything possible to defend your freedom and your future. We have offices nationwide.