Federal Mail Fraud Charges
Arrested? Speak with a Newport Beach white collar crimes attorney!
Using the U.S postal service as a means of carrying out some scheme in
order to illegally obtain money or property can result in a federal mail
fraud charge. This is a type of white collar crime, and such crimes often
carry even harsher penalties since federal agencies are typically involved,
such as the FBI. If you or a loved one has been accused of mail fraud,
you can’t wait to retain aggressive representation from a Newport
Beach criminal defense attorney.
What makes the Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes different is our considerable
recognition for success and commitment to obtaining the best outcomes
possible for our clients. Attorney Hughes practices solely criminal defense
and has been rated Superb by Avvo and has been ranked by
Los Angeles Magazine as a Top Attorney in 2012 thanks to his tireless advocacy on behalf of
his clients in fighting for theri defense.
What is involved in mail fraud?
Mail fraud can come in many forms, but the intent is always to unlawfully
obtain funds through the mails. The firm is here to defend you, however,
when you are charged with any type of fraud.
Common types of mail fraud include:
- Mortgage fraud
- Pyramid schemes
- Insurance fraud
- Ponzi schemes
- Check kiting
Mail fraud convictions can result in a 20 year prison sentence and a fine,
unless the scheme involved the solvency of a financial institution, in
which case the punishment can be 30 years in prison with a fine of $1,000,000.
The prosecution will need to prove that you knowingly took part in a fraudulent
scheme and you used the mail to perpetrate this scheme. Using a false
name can result in being charged with a second crime.
Get Dedicated Legal Defense Today
You need the advice of a knowledgeable Newport Beach white collar crimes
attorney when facing such mail fraud charges. These can result in serious
penalties even if you do not believe you were acting illegally or in bad
faith. You can unknowingly and detrimentally affect your case if you interact
with federal investigator without skilled representation.
Talk to the firm today for crucial legal counsel when you face any type
of white collar crime charges.
Call the firm to review the details of your case—(714) 987-2671!