Fraud is defined as a criminal charge that involves a person who is obtaining property or money by any form of trickery. Fraud can be committed in several forms, including using another individual’s credit cards, presenting forged documents, or lying on a credit application.
If you’ve been charged with a white collar crime, including fraud, your choice in representation has never been more important. The laws surrounding these types of crimes are incredibly intricate and inherently complex – at Peveto Law, our criminal defense attorney has the skill and experience required to successfully navigate through the justice system.
If you’re facing fraud charges, don’t hesitate to call Attoreny Andrew Peveto today at (972) 808-5117.
Depending on the circumstances surrounding your case, the consequences and penalties of a fraud conviction can vary. Stealing or receiving a stolen check, for example is a considered a Class A misdemeanor but check forgery or credit card fraud is charged as a state jail felony, which can result in incarceration, fines, probation, and restitution. Because of the seriousness in these penalties, it’s important that you begin discussing your legal options with a trusted attorney immediately after an arrest.
A fraud conviction and result in the following penalties:
Our Plano criminal defense attorney proudly represents clients throughout Plano, Collin County, and the greater Dallas Fort Worth area. Attorney Peveto works tirelessly to pursue the best possible outcome on your behalf, and you can be confident that we will be thorough in our investigation. Regardless of the obstacles you face, Peveto Law is prepared to aggressively protect your rights in and out of the courtroom.
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