Raleigh Fraud Attorney

Experienced White Collar Crime Defense Fighting For You - (919) 887-8040

Fraud is a white collar crime which involves the theft of assets through misrepresentation for your own gain. This can range from a few dollars to millions of dollars, such as claiming more on an insurance claim or making a false claim on your tax return. Fraud charges can come about unexpectedly as a result of an ongoing investigation you didn't even know about.

At Sandman, Finn & Fitzhugh, our Raleigh criminal defense lawyers have 50 years of combined experience and have had great success handling fraud charges. Call us today at (919) 887-8040.

Types of Fraud Charges

Any action which involves obtaining benefits or financial assets through deception or misrepresentation can be considered fraud. Fraud can be committed by anyone from an employee to the CEO of a successful company. Many charges of fraud are smaller parts of a larger federal investigation. Regardless of the amount which was allegedly taken or gained, you could find yourself facing very serious legal consequences. Our Raleigh fraud defense attorneys are committed to fighting for your rights and freedom.

The most common types of fraud charges include:

  • Bankruptcy fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Credit card fraud
  • Check fraud
  • Healthcare fraud
  • Identity theft
  • Mail fraud
  • Wire fraud
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Insurance fraud
  • Tax fraud

State & Federal Penalties in North Carolina

Fraud is typically charged and penalized based upon the amount the victims lost. Like other white collar and theft crimes, fraud can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the value of the property or money involved. Depending on the details of the crime, you could face time in jail or prison, as well as additional penalties. It is important that you realize the severity of the charges you are facing and hire a Raleigh criminal defense lawyer to represent you.

Please do not hesitate to call our office at (919) 887-8040 for a free consultation.


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