Fraud

Phoenix Fraud Lawyer

Representation from a Phoenix Criminal Defense Attorney

A fraud crime is defined as a crime that is committed for the purpose of financial gain in some manner through the use of deception. Although normally occurring in the business world, they can also occur in cases such as bribery or identity theft. Many of these crimes occur in areas having to do with finance, such as in banking, accounting or sales. Though not typically involving force or violence, they nevertheless carry stiff penalties if convicted. Sentences can range up to 30 years for certain crimes and costly fines. A damaged reputation, in addition to possible imprisonment, is not something you will want to risk. To ensure you have the best chance to avoid conviction, contact our Phoenix criminal defense lawyer from Knowles Law Firm, PLC. Our office has the resources you will need to vigorously defend yourself against the charges of fraud.

Because fraud crimes can occur anywhere, especially if involving the internet, some are charged at the federal level while others are charged at the state level. Whenever a fraud crime is against the government, such as counterfeiting, it will be considered a federal crime. However, crimes which cross state lines, such as one originating in Phoenix but committing a fraudulent act against someone in another state, is also considered a federal crime. Some fraud crimes include:

  • Bribery
  • Government Fraud
  • Counterfeiting
  • Theft
  • Embezzlement
  • Pyramid Schemes
  • Wire Fraud
  • Bank Fraud
  • Political Corruption

Phoenix Attorney Handling Fraud Crimes

When facing a fraud crime, there are many intricacies to consider in your defense. If you face federal charges, the FBI could become involved, raising the level of investigation to a higher bar. When you hire this firm, you can rely on the fact that these attorneys are experienced and committed to mounting the best possible defense on your behalf. With personalized attention, your attorney will work diligently with you and the criminal justice system to negotiate the best possible terms for your case. Contact Phoenix fraud defense attorney at Knowles Law Firm, PLC if you are seeking an experienced criminal defense lawyer to protect your rights.

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