Mail Fraud in Arizona

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If you are charged with mail fraud, you will face prosecution by the federal court system. Due to the severity of the consequences you face, it is imperative you obtain experienced legal counsel from a qualified lawyer.

At Naegle & Crider Criminal Defense Attorneys, our firm has helped clients obtain favorable results in various white collar crime cases. We can investigate your case, examine the evidence available, and build an effective defense strategy to either get your case thrown out or your charges reduced substantially.

Types of Mail Fraud

According to federal law, mail fraud is defined as any type of scheme involving fraud with the intent to deprive others of property or communications through mail. The federal crime also involves wire communication – also known as wire fraud.

In mail fraud cases, here are the following factors that must be proven by prosecutors:

  • Knowingly create a fraudulent create scheme
  • An intent to commit fraud is present
  • Items were mailed to commit fraud
  • Items were mailed intentionally to defraud another person or entity

Common types of mail fraud include:

  • Employment fraud
  • Telemarketing fraud
  • Lottery fraud
  • Financial fraud
  • Sweepstakes fraud

Mail fraud is often punishable by a maximum prison sentence of 20 years. If mail fraud involves a financial institution, it is punishable by the federal court by a maximum prison sentence of 30 years and a fine of up to $250,000.

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