Mesa Credit Card Fraud Attorney

White Collar Crime Attorneys in Arizona

Local governments in Arizona are often backed by the federal government, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), whenever the white collar crime of credit card fraud is a concern. If you have been arrested for this criminal violation, you need to take quick action to start protecting yourself, your freedom, your finances, and your reputation from the heavy consequences of the criminal justice system.

Sentencing for credit card fraud can include:

2 to 15 years in prison

High fines paid to state (up to $25,000)

Restitution paid to victim

Start learning how you can build a solid defense against your charges by contacting Naegle & Crider. Our Mesa criminal defense attorneys have years of experience handling complex criminal law cases and our lead attorney, Mr. Charlie Naegle, has a “Superb” 10.0 Avvo Rating and an AV® Preeminent™ Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. Increase your chances of securing a beneficial outcome to your case by calling 480.418.0776 today.

Various Forms of Credit Card Fraud

If you have been arrested for credit card fraud, you may be facing one or several different types of charges, each one a form of credit card fraud. The defenses for each alleged crime may be not be like the next, so it is important to know exactly what you are up against.

The types of credit card fraud crimes are:

  • Physical theft: Taking and using a credit card with or without the intent of ever returning it.
  • False application: Applying for a new credit card using someone else’s information but your contacts, allowing you to gain and use a card while the other person accrues the costs.
  • Address switch: Changing someone’s address to yours and successfully requesting new cards to be sent to you.
  • Skimming: Utilizing software in credit card terminals, such as cash registers or ATM machines, to catch card data as it is swiped, recording that information, and sending it to yourself for later use.
  • Phishing: Posing as a legitimate business, either a unique one or a mimic of a preexisting company, to collect credit card information through empty transactions.

Your Defense Should Start Today – Call 480.418.0776

It is not every day that law enforcement can catch and arrest an alleged credit card fraud artist. Most perpetrators of this crime are in distant countries or only known through cryptic online aliases. If you have been arrested for credit card fraud, you must be aware that the prosecution will be eager to lock you up, penalizing you as a potential example to all the uncaught fraudsters. Our Mesa criminal defense attorneys are adamant about giving you tenacious yet honest representation, allowing you to be treated fairly by the criminal justice system.

Your first consultation is FREE and we can come to you if you cannot make it here.