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Bank, Credit Card or Mail Fraud Crimes Defense Lawyer

Financial fraud crimes are prevalent, especially with the high use of debit and credit cards for most monetary transactions. Using someone else’s credit, debit or bank account without their consent or opening an account in someone else’s name, are all examples of common financial fraud crimes. In addition, using the mail to obtain a fraudulent financial account can be a crime in and of itself. If you have been charged with bank, credit card or mail fraud, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side to fight your case.

Almost all financial fraud crimes are felonies in the state of Georgia. Unless less than $100 of value was stolen or used in a six-month period, most bank or credit card fraud crimes are felonies. This can result in years in prison and extensive fines. And as is the case with all felony convictions, your permanent record will be tarnished for life. It can be difficult to find gainful employment and may impact any application for housing or credit that involves a background check.

Fighting a Financial Fraud Charge

There are defenses that can be used to disprove a financial fraud charge and legal options to get a case dismissed. For a credit card or bank fraud charge to be valid, it must be proven that the defendant did not have consent to use the accounts, and they had intent to commit fraud. In some cases, miscommunication or a misunderstanding occurred, not necessarily a crime. In addition, law enforcement and the prosecution must adhere to certain rules. If these rules are not followed, the charges can be dismissed.

If you need an experienced financial or mail fraud defense attorney, contact the Law Office of Dwayne L. Brown in Atlanta. You will receive personalized attention for your case from an attorney who cares about your rights and will work tirelessly to obtain the best results.

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