What constitutes the crimes of wire fraud and mail fraud?
Wire fraud is a very commonly charged Federal crime. Wire fraud exists when someone uses interstate wire, radio, or television communications to carry out a scheme to defraud someone else. A Federal charge of wire fraud is an extremely serious matter. The punishment upon conviction of wire fraud is serious with a potential penalty of up to twenty years in custody. Circumstantial evidence is often used to convict, and the prosecutor will attempt to prove that a material misrepresentation or omission or concealment of an important fact shows guilty conduct.
It is a Federal crime to use the mail or a private interstate mail carrier such as FedEx or UPS in furtherance of a scheme to defraud or to obtain money or property by means of false or fraudulent representations or promises. Frequently, prosecutors charge each mailing in furtherance of the fraud as a separate offense.
Wire fraud and mail fraud are serious crimes with serious penalties. If you are being investigated for or are charged with wire fraud or mail fraud call us immediately and talk with one of our experienced and dedicated criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Weiner, P.A. We have successfully defended people in numerous wire fraud and mail fraud cases, and we are ready to defend you immediately.
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