Types of Fraud
Non-violent fraud crimes can carry significant prison sentences, fines, restitution and a criminal record if convicted. Fraud crimes are prosecuted both in the State and Federal Courts, and often the seriousness of the offense is tied to the amount of loss involved, and the conduct involved. Some common types of fraud cases prosecuted by law enforcement, and handled by Mr. Truslow are as follows:
Mail fraud is any crime in which the accused uses the mail system to defraud other people of money or property. Punishments vary based on the severity of the crime, but the largest fines and prison sentences could be up to $1 million and 30 years. There are a variety of different subcategories of mail fraud case types, including:
Healthcare fraud offenses involve numerous specific subtypes of healthcare fraud. The areas of healthcare fraud include:
Mortgage fraud typically falls into two categories: the offender tries to claim a property is worth more than it is, or the offender commits fraud to maintain or acquire property ownership. There is a variety of more specific mortgage fraud types, including:
Additional Types of Fraud:
Additional areas of fraud handled by Mr. Truslow include: Tax Fraud, Wire Fraud, Insurance Fraud, Identity Theft, Credit Card Fraud, Forgery, Embezzlement, Money Laundering, Breach of Trust with Fraudulent Intent and Grand Larceny.
If you are the subject of a fraud investigation, or charged with a fraud crime, contact criminal defense lawyer Kirk Truslow for a free initial consultation. You can contact Mr. Truslow at his office at (843) 449-3304. Mr. Truslow also personally monitors his email, and you can communicate with him at [email protected].