Criminal Defense Lawyer Defending Credit Card Fraud
Credit card fraud is a general term for theft and fraud committed using a credit card or another similar payment method for the purpose of fraudulently obtaining funds or goods. Forms of credit card fraud include counterfeiting credit cards, using credit cards that are stolen or lost and fraudulently obtaining credit cards through the mail. It also refers to account access, account numbers and PIN numbers as well as any equipment designed or utilized to carry out the fraud.
Depending on the seriousness of the allegations, if you are being investigated for credit card fraud you are likely to be investigated by both state and federal authorities, which can include the Secret Service. Needless to say, credit card fraud is serious and you need to be represented by an accomplished defense attorney who can effectively assist you during the investigation.
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If convicted of credit card fraud you could face stiff fines and be imprisoned up to 15 years. A credit card fraud investigation or conviction can have a very serious impact on your freedom as well as your business and reputation. If you are being investigated for credit card fraud contact Cron, Israels & Stark right away. Following an initial consultation with a knowledgeable and proficient criminal defense lawyer, you will be advised on how to proceed with the investigation, what to do and not do. We will help you build a powerful defense along with implementing strategy to defend your rights and produce the most favorable result possible.
State and federal prosecutors will be uncompromising in the investigation of credit card fraud. It is essential to have an adept and assertive criminal defense attorney from Cron, Israels & Stark on your side to protect your rights and look for avenues in the investigation that could be utilized to produce a more advantageous outcome.