Quincy Credit Card Fraud Defense Lawyer
Nearly a Decade of Legal Experience from Flanagan & Associates
Credit card fraud is a common white collar crime which carries serious consequences upon a conviction. While it is viewed as a nonviolent crime, it still results in harm to victims. If you've been charged with this offense or are subject to an investigation by law enforcement into credit card fraud activity, you should immediately enlist the help of a trusted
criminal defense attorney. Your future, your reputation, and your freedom may be at stake. A conviction of this type of fraud can compromise your ability to secure or retain employment or may limit other opportunities.
Flanagan & Associates is a criminal defense firm serving clients in and around Quincy, Hingham, and the surrounding areas of Massachusetts. As a Hingham criminal defense lawyer, I have helped countless individuals facing all types of theft, fraud, and other crimes through intensive investigation into the arrest and an exhaustive exploration of all possible legal defenses. With a
Superb rating by Avvo which reflects the high quality of legal work and client service you will find at my firm, I make it a priority to work vigorously on your behalf throughout every phase of your criminal case.
Credit Card Fraud in Massachusetts
Credit card fraud can take several forms from stealing another person's card without his or her permission to using someone else's card to fraudulently obtain funds, goods or services, or using a card that has been forged or is expired or that one knows has been lost or misplaced. You can also be charged with credit card fraud if you make false statements concerning your financial scene or your identity in order to procure a card from a bank or financial institution. Credit card fraud is often associated with identity theft. These various forms of theft are often done through sophisticated means via computers and the internet.
If you are convicted of credit card fraud in Massachusetts, you face the prospect of a prison term of up to two and a half years and / or fines of up to $5,000 for each incidence of fraud. You may also be required to pay restitution to victims through a court order or you may be subject to civil lawsuits by victims seeking damages.
Enlist the Services of a Quincy Credit Card Fraud Attorney
You should seek qualified legal help as soon as possible in any credit card fraud case in Quincy or Hingham. Depending on the facts and circumstances surrounding your case, you may benefit from early intervention and intensive investigation into the matter. These actions may result in reduced charges, a case dismissal, or other advantageous results.
Contact the firm to schedule a free case consultation regarding your situation as soon as possible.