Fraud is a category of white collar crime that can be very intricate and challenging to defend against. Not only are white collar crimes such as fraud generally made at the felony level, often times these charges are made at both the state and federal level. People do not trust individuals who have been convicted of fraud, these charges have the potential to permanently impact your reputation.
This means that if you have been charged with fraud, you need an attorney who understands the consequences you are facing. You also need someone who can defend you in both state and federal courts. Finally, you need someone who is prepared to defend against the numerous types of fraud that exist, including but not limited to:
Many types of fraud are class 4 felonies in Arizona, and can carry a minimum penalty of two and a half years in prison, depending on the circumstances of the case. This is in addition to the permanent damage to your credibility in both professional and personal contexts. In other words, many aspects of your future are at risk.
With the many economic difficulties individuals are facing, fraud charges are on the rise. We don’t believe that individuals should suffer maximum consequences as the result of an act of desperation or error in judgment. Don’t delay while the prosecution builds a case against you.
You need a criminal defense attorney on your side who understands the complexity of the charges you are facing. No matter what type of fraud charges you are facing in Phoenix or anywhere in the Valley of the Sun, we would like to meet with you for a free consultation.