If you have been accused of mail fraud, we can investigate your case and act as a tenacious advocate for your freedom. With over 30 years experience litigating in federal courts, we know what to expect, and how to prepare, and react. When you are facing serious charges of fraudulent activity, you can count on mus to help navigate you towards the best path.
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Do you know what mail fraud is? Mail fraud involves an attempt to defraud someone by using the United States Postal Service or any other mail carrier. To be convicted of mail fraud, you must have used the mail system to try to obtain money or assets that were not yours. If you’re facing allegations of criminal fraud activity, call us for a free case evaluation.
Mail Fraud Penalties
Since mail fraud is a federal crime, a person that is charged with it can also face some very serious penalties if convicted. If you have been arrested, accused, or are under suspicion of mail fraud, contact us as soon as possible. The quicker you make the call, the faster we can help you through this sticky legal situation.
There are about 10,000 charges of mail fraud tried every year in federal court. The penalties for a conviction are pretty severe. For example, if the mail fraud involves a financial institution, you can serve up to 30 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine. Other mail fraud crimes have equally severe penalties, including mail theft, and other federal crimes involving tampering with mail.
Do not try to take on the federal court system without an experienced defense lawyer on your side. The consequences are far too severe to face on your own. We will work around the clock on your behalf to find the mistakes in the case against you. Once found, we will put together a solid defense on your behalf and fight vigorously for your freedoms.
Just because you have been accused of mail fraud does not make you guilty. The government must prove that you intentionally and knowingly tried to defraud someone. Also, that the mail carrier was used for this purpose. There are a number of defense tactics we can take when facing a mail fraud charge. For example, maybe you did not know what you were doing was a crime, or the entire allegations are simply a big misunderstanding. There could also be a case of mistaken identity. Do not risk this criminal conviction. Get an attorney on your side who has the know-how and the savvy to fight for you.
Call us today and we will assess your case and show you where to go from here. If you choose us to represent you, we will be zealous and tenacious in our efforts to secure the best possible outcome for you. This includes gathering evidence, speaking to experts, and determining the best strategy to use in your situation. We are available to you 24 hours a day, and we will not let the federal court system take advantage of you. We will work tirelessly on your case and work to get the charges lessened or even dismissed.
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Attorneys Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant, & Knight help individuals who are fighting life-changing criminal charges. They defend those accused of mail fraud in Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, and Columbiana.