Mail Fraud and Wire Fraud
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Mail fraud and Wire fraud are most often charged as Federal Crimes in the United States District Court. This means that federal law enforcement agencies, investigators, and prosecutors will be working hard to ensure a conviction and lengthy prison sentences. Mail and wire fraud are non-violent theft crimes, using the U.S. mail, wire services, or private carriers such as Federal Express, UPS, etc. as part of any criminal scheme to defraud. Even if you are innocent of the charges, making a false statement to a Federal Investigator during the investigation is a separate crime in and of itself.
Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Jennifer Le fights to defend clients who are under investigation or facing charges of mail or wire fraud. Although fraud crimes such as these are often difficult to defend this does not mean that an experienced and aggressive attorney such as Mrs. Le cannot achieve success on your behalf. By using every weapon in her arsenal of criminal defense strategies, Orange County Criminal Attorney Jennifer Le gives her clients the best opportunity to reach a positive outcome for their particular mail or wire fraud case.
Mail fraud is intentionally planning, creating, or carrying out a scheme in order to defraud others by using the U.S. mail, or private carriers such as Federal Express, UPS, etc. Credit card fraud, Loan Fraud, Insurance Fraud, medical drug fraud, investment fraud, and many other forms of fraud may be carried out through the mail. If this scheme targets a financial institution, the penalties may include a prison sentence of up to 30 years and a fine of up to one million dollars.
This serious criminal charge requires only the best Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney. Jennifer Le is experienced and ready to help you with your mail fraud case today!
Wire fraud occurs when an individual knowingly and intentionally devises a scheme to defraud others of property or money – using interstate “wires” to carry the scheme out. This can include the internet, phone lines, financial wire transfers, television or radio. As with mail fraud, defrauding a financial institution may result in a prison sentence of up to 30 years as well as fines totaling $1,000,000.