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Los Angeles Credit Card Fraud Lawyer

Any use of someone else's credit card, or the illegal counterfeiting of credit cards is credit card fraud. Sometimes defendants use desktop computer systems to produce realistic looking credit cards with holograms and functioning magnetic strips. Other people sell lists of stolen credit card numbers, usually via the internet. Another common practice is to fraudulently obtain credit cards in other people's names through the mail by recovering credit card applications that were thrown into trash cans. The types of schemes used for credit card fraud are too numerous to list, and open defendants up to all sorts of criminal charges, including Federal prosecution.

If you are accused or suspected of Credit Card Fraud, call us at (800) 458-1488 immediately!

Some defendants allegedly involved in these activities face charges of conspiracy, bank fraud, identify theft, wire fraud, embezzlement and grand theft. All of these are serious charges and require a serious defense.

Contact a Los Angeles Criminal Attorney That Can Help!

First and foremost, you need a white collar crime attorney in Los Angeles with extensive experience in credit card fraud cases. Ideally, your attorney should have a keen grasp of knowledge on credit card fraud crimes and access to experts in the field.

Second, you need a defense team, not just a single attorney. Your team needs to be thorough, fast and responsive. The feds almost always have a head start against you in case preparation, so your team needs to catch up quickly to level the playing field.

The best time to get a defense team is when you first learn that you are under investigation. Even if the investigation is centered around someone else, if federal agents are talking to you, you need expert counsel immediately.

If charges have not yet been filed, our first goal is to prevent charges from being filed. We have a variety of specific techniques we use to accomplish this.

If charges are filed against you in federal court, it is critical that you have a defense team, not just an individual lawyer. Your defense team must have extensive trial experience in the federal court system. The federal courts are quite different from state courts not only in their procedures but also in the defense strategies and potential punishments.

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If you've been accused of a crime, but NOT formally charged yet, call us immediately.

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