Fraud, oftentimes referred to as “white collar crime,” is a criminal act that involves any intentional or deliberate action to wrongfully deprive another person or entity of property, money or services via trickery, deception, false representation or other unfair means. If allegations of fraud are filed against you, or if you learn that you are under investigation, it is vital to seek out a skilled criminal defense lawyer who is well versed in handling fraud cases.
At Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP, our criminal defense lawyers defend clients facing misdemeanor and felony fraud accusations of every sort, including theft by check, identity theft and forgery. If you have been accused of committing fraud, contact our Denton, Texas criminal defense lawyers online or call us at 940-230-2386 today.
Fraud is an illegal activity that occurs when a person obtains something of value (e.g., money, services, etc.) from another entity under false pretenses. There are many activities that fall under the broad scope of fraud, but some of the most common fraudulent actions include:
Fraud cases tend to be complex. A conviction can result in fines, jail or prison time as well as job loss and limitation of future employment and educational opportunities. Depending on the circumstances of the crime, both state and federal violations may be involved. Therefore, it is in your best interest to have an experienced attorney at your side to protect your legal rights and provide effective representation.
With a background in prosecution in Denton County, as well as years of criminal defense experience, our attorneys possess insight and knowledge of the Texas criminal justice system that benefits our clients. Our firm’s working relationships with lawyers, judges and court authorities in many cases help us negotiate with prosecutors to dismiss or reduce charges filed against our clients.
If you require legal help regarding fraud, identity theft or forgery charges, you can count on Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP’s hard-earned expertise. Our criminal defense attorneys understand your reputation, livelihood and future are at stake, so you can rest assured that we will handle your case with the utmost discretion and care.
When you seek our counsel, we will ensure you understand both the charges filed against you and their consequences if you were to be convicted. After a thorough investigation of your case, we will develop a strategy and take every step available to obtain the best outcome possible. Call us today at 940-230-2386 or contact us online. There is no charge for an initial consultation to learn how we can help!