Fraud Charges in New Jersey
Fraud charges in New Jersey can have very serious consequences. There are a number of different circumstances under which one can be charged with fraud. The lawyers at Schneider Freiberger have been handling these types of cases for more than 80 years combined. We know how to handle the most serious types of cases and have built a reputation on our diligent attention to every client and our outstanding trial work while defending our clients.
Some of the types of fraud cases that we handle are:
- Credit/debit card fraud
- Check fraud
- Mail fraud
- Wire fraud
- Tax fraud
- Bankruptcy fraud
- Prescription drug fraud
- Insurance fraud
- Identity fraud
Civil and Criminal Fraud Crimes
Fraud crimes are typically dealt with in two arenas: civil and criminal. Under the criminal portion of the case, punishments may include jail time, fines, and probation. In the civil portion of the case, civil penalties may be applicable in the form of asset forfeiture, restitution, and substantial fines.
Fraud Charge Defense
Having an attorney at your side who understands how to comb through the often huge amounts of paper discovery for each case is critical to the outcome of your case and the likelihood of successfully defending the charges against you. There are any number of possible defenses to a fraud case; having a lawyer who knows what the options are is your best bet for maintaining your freedom and family life.
Every fraud case is unique and must be dealt with individually as each case depends upon a number of different factors—such as if the fraud was committed by an individual or an entity, singly or as part of a conspiracy with other defendants. The consequences for committing a fraud will vary from case to case. If you are being charged with fraud or if you are a victim of fraud, it is essential to seek out representation so that you may understand the necessary steps to take to defend your case.