What is fraud?
We get so many cases involving fraud, healthcare fraud involving doctors, nurses, clinic owners, healthcare providers, mortgage fraud. There have been a rash of mortgage fraud cases especially here in south Florida. Bank fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, praying on the elderly with sweepstakes frauds, you name it. Fraud is acts of dishonesty that are designed to take assets from the victims. The federal government is all over these crimes. Not just the FBI as the agents that investigate, but Secret Service, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, Homeland Security, Drug Enforcement Administration, they’re involved in fraud.
Fraud is rampant and is prosecuted in federal court and in state courts all around the country. If you’re suspected of being involved or being charged with fraud, it is critical that you have an experienced criminal defense lawyer to represent you from the moment you think you are being investigated and even before. What I mean is this. If you’ve been involved in an act that you now realize can cause criminal liability for you, you should see a criminal defense lawyer, an experienced criminal defense lawyer to advise you.