The term fraud pertains to broad category of crimes. These crimes can be punishable at the state or federal level depending on the circumstances and nature of the crime committed and the value of the property involved.
A fraud charge in North Carolina that involves more than $100,000 in property for example, is a Class C felony. Felony charges are serious charges that carry severe penalties and often mandatory prison sentences.
Vavonese Law Firm defends clients against both state and federal fraud related charges. Our experienced representation provides discretion and advice for many corporate executives and other high profile employees and board members. We are knowledgable in helping clients preserve their careers, reputations and financial assets. Below are some examples of fraud-related charge we defend clients against:
Defense Against State and Federal Fraud-Related Charges
· Banking fraud
· Credit Card fraud
· Corporate fraud schemes
· Tax evasion
· Prescription drug fraud
· Social Security, Medicaid and public assistance fraud
· Computer fraud
· Check fraud
· Identity theft
· Obtaining property by false pretenses
· Mail and Wire Fraud
Even if you feel the evidence against you is inconsequential, you should still contact an attorney to discuss your case. We can discuss how to fight the charges against you. We can also work for a reduction of charges against you if there are factors in your case that may constitute negotiating a plea bargain. Prosecutors are often willing to work with defendants in exchange for their willingness to help authorities. This can include a reduction in jail time, reduced fines and/or charges in exchange for community service or testimony.
Fraud crimes can happen to clients of all walks of life and if they do, we are prepared to work with you on your particular case. If you have been accused of committing a fraud crime in North Carolina, contact Raleigh defense attorney Jamie Vavonese. 919.833.7454.