Fraud involves the intentional taking of money, property, or services by unlawful means. If you are under investigation or convicted of fraud charges, you could face not only penalties but also a criminal record that could cause significant harm to your reputation.
With more than a decade of criminal defense experience, our Plano fraud defense attorneys are prepared to defend individuals accused of crimes and help them protect their future.
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Types of Fraud Crimes
Fraud is an ambiguous term which is comprised of a multitude of various crimes. States throughout the U.S. have enacted a wide array of laws which penalize fraudulent activity through criminal or civil laws. Due to the variety of fraud crimes, the penalties relating to each vary.
While some fraud crimes are only considered a Class C misdemeanor, some are federal crimes, which entail in a life sentence in prison without parole.
Common types of fraud crimes include:
- Bank fraud
- Credit card fraud
- Franchise fraud
- Healthcare fraud
- Identity theft
- Insurance fraud
- Internet fraud
- Investment fraud
- Mail fraud
- Money laundering
- Securities fraud
- Tax fraud
- Wire fraud
Protecting the Rights of Clients throughout Collin County
Even if you believe you are under investigation, reliable and experienced legal advice may mean the difference between immunity and incarceration. At Edgett Law Firm, our award-winning team offers personalized defense to help you retain your freedom and reputation. With more than a thousand criminal cases successfully handled, we know how to navigate the legal system and can conduct our own extensive investigation to build a strong defensive strategy to protect your innocence.
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