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Fraud Charges

Are you looking for help fighting fraud charges? You probably have a lot of questions about the charges you are facing. Only a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer can help you get the answers to those questions. Contact us right away to discuss your case and get help in moving forward.

Fraud Charges BirminghamFacing mail, wire, bank or tax fraud charges?
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Fighting Fraud Charges

Fraud usually involves using a lie, deception, falsehood, or dishonesty in an attempt to gain a benefit for yourself. The federal governments has identified many types of fraud as criminal offenses. A criminal fraud conviction can result in both jail time and fines. Our law firm is familiar with defending clients against all types of fraud charges. We will research your case and determine the best way to represent you, to fight for your innocence. We can help you if you have been accused of:

Mail fraud is one of the most frequently charged federal crimes. It applies to any type of scheme to defraud that involves using the United State Postal Service, or other mail carrier. For instance, if you placed a mail order using another person’s credit card, this could fall under mail fraud. If you’re facing mail fraud charges, contact our office today for a free consult.

Wire fraud is also a federal crime. It is one that is also quite broad and applies to numerous types of activity. Wire fraud occurs when a person uses a telephone, mobile device, or even a computer that has internet access, to commit an act of fraud against a person or a company. The laws covering wire fraud are incredibly broad, and can apply to many acts. If you used someone else’s identity or credit card online, this could fall under wire fraud. Call our firm right away if you are facing wire fraud charges. You need to start building a sound defense immediately.

Fraud DefenseBank fraud, in many instances, is a federal crime. It is the use of unlawful means to obtain money, assets, or any other property owned or held by a financial institution, or to obtain money from a depositor by posing as a bank, or any other financial institution. Our team has the savvy to defend you against bank fraud charges; call to find out how we can help you get your life back.

Tax evasion or tax fraud, is the intentional attempt of a taxpayer to evade payment of a tax imposed by the federal government. There are countless ways of committing tax evasion, or performing tax fraud, but if you are faced with these accusations, act fast. The IRS has a team of ruthless attorneys on their side, and you should, too. A conviction for tax evasion may result in hefty fines and jail time. Call us now for defense against tax fraud charges.

Embezzlement is the act of withholding assets for the purpose of stealing those assets by a person, or a group, that the assets have been entrusted to be held or to be used for other purposes. Businesses and corporations frequently have exclusive teams of aggressive attorneys on their side; you need an aggressive team on your side, too. Call our office today to get a free case evaluation and see how we can help you.

Have questions about potential fraud charges?
Contact us now for a free case evaluation
Call (205) 930-9717

Attorneys Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant, & Knight are experienced defense lawyers who are ready to help you. Our firm can help you protect yourself against any fraud charges in Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, and Columbiana.

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