Fraud

Florida Fraud Lawyer

There a number of ways people can commit fraud. Acts of fraud occur when you intentionally mislead or falsify information for unlawful, selfish, and often monetary gain.

This encompasses several types of behaviors, from cheating on your taxes to luring unsuspecting people or companies into a false business transaction (such as donations to a bogus charity) with you online.

If you are charged with or accused of any of the following state or federal fraud crimes please call the law office of Charles Mead immediately to discuss how he can come to your defense:

Tax fraud
Failure to properly and accurately file tax returns
Bankruptcy fraud
Concealing property from liquidation or filing for bankruptcy after a number of intentionally large purchases
Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance fraud
Obtaining benefits in any unlawful or untruthful manner
Identity Theft
Unlawfully obtaining credit, benefits, prescription drugs, or anything else in someone else’s name
Dating fraud, online dating fraud, romantic cons and sweetheart swindles
Cons involving the use of an online dating service or romantic relationship for purposes of accessing someone else’s funds, credit cards, IDs, e-mail, investments, money, or private information
Health care fraud
Double billing, overbilling, falsifying records, filing claims for services never rendered, using another person’s insurance card
Mail fraud
Refers to any fraud crime committed via the U.S. Mail
Wire fraud
Refers to any fraud crime committed via internet, phone, or fax
Check fraud
Check washing, counterfeiting, forgery, and kiting; includes writing bad checks
Credit card fraud
Transactions involving stolen or illegally obtained credit, skimming, account takeovers, and chargeback schemes

Fraud associated with organized crime
Money laundering, tax evasion, embezzlement
Real estate fraud and mortgage fraud
Falsified loan or mortgage documents
Forgery and counterfeiting
False money orders, cashier’s checks, and personal checks, and counterfeit money or documents
Billing fraud
Errors, omissions, and double billing
Voter or election fraud
Illegally interfering with an election, harassing voters, and breaking other campaign laws and ordinances
Consumer fraud
Deceiving ads, bait-and-switch, marketing campaigns, and PR that convinces consumers to purchase goods or services under false pretenses
Marriage fraud
Marrying an American citizen in order to obtain immigration benefits

Nigerian Advance-fee schemes and Ponzi Schemes
Work-at-home schemes
Fraud charges associated with fake IDs and false documents

South Florida Lawyer
The best way to dodge a fraud conviction is to try to avoid the charges altogether.

If you or your company are charged with any kind of fraud, you should consult a competent defense attorney as soon as possible. A good attorney will fully research your case and uncover weak points in the prosecution’s evidence.

Do not allow yourself to be intimidated into giving up information that could convict you or your associates. You are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The best thing you can do is call an experienced defense lawyer to be at your side through this process.

Protect your future by calling Boca raton attorney Charles Mead now  at (561) 362-6677 in Boca Raton, (561) 366-9565 in West Palm Beach, or (954) 493-7474 in Fort Lauderdale.

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