Federal Bankruptcy Fraud

Facing Federal Criminal Allegations in Arizona?

When a person declares bankruptcy, it is mandatory that all the required information submitted does not contain any errors, meaning all assets need to be fully disclosed. Bankruptcy fraud is a federal crime that is prosecuted aggressively in federal courts and associated with severe consequences.

If you have been charged with bankruptcy fraud in Arizona, Naegle & Crider Criminal Defense Attorneys is committed to providing the experienced and knowledgeable legal representation you need to get your life back to normal. We will do whatever it takes to either obtain a case dismissal or reduction of the charge.

Bankruptcy Fraud Law & Penalties

Bankruptcy fraud is defined as knowingly omitting required information when filling out bankruptcy paperwork. The maximum penalties for bankruptcy fraud are five years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000. Additionally, a person who commits bankruptcy fraud will have his or her case dismissed – meaning the courts will refuse to discharge your debts.

Common ways to commit bankruptcy fraud include:

  • Falsifying financial documents
  • Hiding assets
  • Incomplete declaration of assets
  • False statements on bankruptcy documents
  • Fraudulent claims
  • Destruction of documents

Do Not Hesitate to Seek Legal Help from Our Mesa Criminal Defense Lawyers

Federal investigations related to bankruptcy fraud are intense and frightening. But in many cases, however, government and law enforcement procedural errors commonly occur. In order to protect your rights, reputation, and future, our Mesa criminal defense attorneys are ready to offer their experienced legal support.

Contact us and schedule your free consultation today. We are available to discuss your legal options 24/7.