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Credit Card Fraud Defense Lawyer
Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney
Southern California is the financial hub of the west coast, making it a hot spot for financial crimes, including credit card fraud. According to research, credit card fraud is one of the biggest threats to businesses and business enterprises in the United States, and some experts estimate billions of dollars are lost to credit card fraud every year.
Unfortunately, these statistics threaten more than businesses; they facilitate irrational fear and false criminal accusations. If you’re under investigation for credit card fraud, your freedom is at stake. Contact a Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer from our firm to protect your rights and your future. Learn about your legal rights with Stephen G. Rodriguez & Partners today.
Laws Related to Credit Card Fraud
- California Penal Code § 118, Perjury 118
- California Penal Code § 532a(1), False Financial Statement
- California Penal Code § 530.5(e), Mail Theft
- California Penal Code Penal Code § 530.5(a), Identify Theft
- California Penal Code § 496(a), Receiving Stolen Property
- California Penal Code § 484i(c), Unlawful Access Card Activity
Although California law delineates specific crimes and penalties related to credit card fraud, you can face an accusation under state or federal laws. In many cases, credit card fraud involves internet and phone transactions, which forces it under federal jurisdiction.
Defense Against Credit Card Fraud Charges
In order to obtain a conviction, prosecutors must demonstrate the defendant’s intent to commit fraud. If, however, you are charged with credit card fraud for simply possessing a stolen card, the prosecution may not be able to show you intended to commit fraud or had any knowledge that the card was fraudulent.
What To Do If You’re Investigated for Credit Card Fraud
If you’re under investigation for a serious crime, speak with a Los Angeles criminal attorney from Stephen G. Rodriguez & Partners today. When you work with us, your first consultation with an attorney is free.
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