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™
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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.