Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Helping You Fight Fraud Charges
Fraud crimes involves making an intentional misrepresentation for your financial gain. Although fraud is a nonviolent, white-collar offense, it is harshly punished by the criminal justice system. Many fraud cases are investigated by law enforcement for weeks, months or years. The moment you suspect that you are the subject of a fraud investigation, contact the Law Offices of Arash Hashemi and let us protect your rights.
Understanding Fraud Crimes
A fraud crime involves deceitful practices or false representations to gain unlawful advantage, typically financial. In these offenses, the perpetrator intentionally deceives another party, leading to a loss or disadvantage to the victim. Fraud can manifest in various forms, such as credit card fraud, internet scams, identity theft, and more complex schemes like mortgage or Medicare fraud. These crimes can be prosecuted under state or federal laws, depending on the nature and scope of the fraudulent activity. In Los Angeles, fraud charges are taken seriously, with potential penalties including fines, restitution, and imprisonment.
Types of Fraud Crimes We Defend
Fraud can be prosecuted on the state or federal level. Below are common examples of fraud cases our Los Angeles law firm is prepared to handle:
One of the penalties you face if you are convicted of fraud in Los Angeles is asset forfeiture. This means that anything related to your fraudulent plan may be seized by law enforcement. For example, if you used a computer, cellphone and printer to commit fraud, these items may be seized.
Fraud defense lawyer is ready to fight for you
If you face fraud charges, we at the Law Offices of Arash Hashemi are here to help you fight back. To schedule an initial consultation with a lawyer at our firm, contact us 24 hours a day at (310) 448-1529 or contact us online to schedule a consultation. Our office is conveniently located in the Westside Towers in Los Angeles, within minutes of Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Westwood, and steps away from the Expo/Bundy Station. We have flexible hours and weekend appointments, and we will visit you in jail to discuss your case.