Credit Card Fraud
Credit card fraud is a serious crime in New York. If you’re accused, you need a credit-card fraud lawyer to defend you.
In the United States, fraud is cited as the cause of billions of dollars in financial damage to individuals each year.
In the past, credit card fraud was often limited to physically taking another person’s credit card, or opening a credit account in another person’s name. Today, however, with the prevalence and accessibility of electronically stored personal data and online transactions, it’s found a new venue.
As the importance of information security continues to rise, prosecutors are seeking to punish those accused of fraud to the fullest extent of the law.
Types of Credit Card Fraud
Credit card fraud is theft. It often involves identity theft.
Credit card fraud can include:
- Physically stealing a credit card and assuming the victim’s identity, in order to purchase merchandise.
- Theft of credit card data.
- Using credit card data without authorization to make online purchases.
- Opening a new credit card account using someone else’s personal information.
- Producing or using forged credit cards.
Aggressively Fight Fraud Charges
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I provide aggressive criminal defense to clients accused of credit card fraud. I’ve been a credit-card fraud lawyer for many years.
Time is of the essence in all criminal matters. This is particularly true with fraud cases, where prosecutors often have a big head start. Police often investigate fraud allegations for months before making arrests. Sometimes, the prosecutor will have built a case against you in the grand jury, before you’re arrested.
If you believe you’re being investigated for credit-card fraud, you should contact a credit-card fraud lawyer at the earliest opportunity, to protect your rights.
If you’re being investigate, or if you’re already charged, I’ll help you confront the burden that you’re facing. I have in-depth knowledge of identity theft and credit card crimes. Working together, we will work to achieve the best outcome possible for you.
Bruce Yerman is a credit-card fraud lawyer in New York City. His office is located on the fourth floor of 160 Broadway in Manhattan. If you’d like a free consultation to discuss criminal defense or family law, call Bruce at:
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