Credit Card Fraud

Los Angeles Credit Card Fraud Attorney

Information on Credit Card Fraud

There are many definitions for credit fraud. Several various crimes can be classified as credit card fraud, depending upon the circumstance. Credit card can be something as small as using a family member's credit card without their permission, to as large as stealing thousands of numbers from a business and charging large items to all of them.

Credit card fraud can also include illegally obtaining credit cards by lying on the applications, and purchasing items up to the card's limit with no intention to pay. If you have been charged with credit card fraud, contact an attorney from our firm as soon as possible to get started on your defense.

Contact our firm today to discuss your case and get started on your defense.

Credit card fraud is a white collar crime and, if the crime was perpetrated in more than one state, can be a federal crime. A federal crime will be harshly pursued by federal prosecutors and under the federal sentencing guidelines can result in severe punishments, including lengthy time federal prison. Even if it is not tried as a federal crime, a credit card fraud conviction that is a felony can also carry with it extremely harsh sentencing. In these instances, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to fight for you in your legal proceedings.

Credit Card Fraud Lawyer Serving Los Angeles

When facing credit card fraud charges, or other criminal charges, such asidentity theft, assault, battery or domestic violence, an experienced criminal defense attorney will be your best shot at beating the charges and returning our life back to normal.

At Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP, our attorneys have over 50 years of combined experience handling criminal defense cases such as credit card fraud and can help you devise a powerful defense strategy that may be able to have your charges reduced or dropped, or have you acquitted at trial.

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