Accusations of fraud require the services of an attorney who is familiar with the court system and who thoroughly understands the details of these complex cases.
Fraud consists of many different types of crimes, but is generally defined as intentional misrepresentation or concealment of information in order to deceive or mislead. Many fraud schemes involve some type of business activity, however identity theft and bribery have increased dramatically in recent years and are also considered fraud crimes. Fraud is usually committed by professionals who have set up a system to make the crime financially lucrative. Fraud crimes use deception on unsuspecting individuals who fall for a scheme or sales pitch that sounds too good to be true. If you or someone you know has been charged with a fraud crime, you will need a knowledgeable Los Angeles & Beverly Hills fraud crimes defense lawyer to assist you in your defense against these charges. Depending on the manner in which the fraud was perpetrated, a fraud crime may be charged on the state or federal level. When charged on the federal level the fraud normally involves such things as counterfeiting or fraud that crossed state lines. We handle defense for any number of fraud crime charges. Listed below are some of the most common:
Types Of Fraud
There are many types of fraud we help clients with, including:
- Bank Fraud
- Government Fraud
- Wire Fraud
- Pyramid Schemes
Because a fraud crimes charge is a serious matter, you will need to retain the services of an experienced and professional attorney who can take charge of the situation quickly. Penalties for fraud crime include sentences up to 30 years, in addition to fines and other penalties. And if your fraud crimes becomes a federal charge, you may have involvement of the FBI into t he investigation of your case. It is imperative you do not risk your freedom when you have the power of the federal government investigating your case. You will need a strong and aggressive lawyer from Marks & Brooklier to properly establish a defense for you. We have years of experience in this field, serving hundreds of clients in the Los Angeles and Beverly Hills area. We are confident we can assist you with your fraud crime charges.
At Marks and Brooklier, we have successfully defended our clients since 1976 in all types of fraud crimes including: bank fraud, bankruptcy fraud, blackmail, bribery, check fraud, computer fraud, conspiracy, counterfeiting, credit card fraud, embezzlement, extortion, forgery, fraud, healthcare fraud, identity theft, insurance fraud, internet and cyber crime, investment fraud, mail fraud, medicare fraud, money laundering, mortgage fraud, pension fraud, pyramid schemes, racketeering, RICO, real estate fraud, securities fraud, tax evasion, tax fraud, telemarketing fraud, white collar crimes, wire fraud, workers' compensation fraud.
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