Phoenix Credit Card Fraud Attorney
Legal Advice from a White Collar Crime Lawyer
Credit card fraud is a violation of federal law and is defined as using
another person’s credit or debit card information for personal gain.
The person accused of committing fraud does not have permission from the
owner to make any transactions or purchases. Credit card fraud is occurring
with greater frequency across the United States, and law enforcement is
on high alert.
If you find yourself facing these charges and believe you have been falsely
accused, call Jason D. Lamm Attorney At Law! As a
criminal defense lawyer in Phoenix with
over 20 years of experience, he knows the full spectrum of the justice system and can use that to
How Prosecutors View Credit Card Fraud
Credit card fraud can be either a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on
the amount of theft involved. If the theft exceeds $250, it is considered
a felony in Arizona. Anyone convicted of a
fraud crime could face a combination of jail time, fines, probation, and paying restitution
to fraud victims. The crime of credit card fraud can encompass many different
Here are the possible scenarios where one can be considered guilty:
- Physically stealing the credit card and using the card without the owner’s
- Hacking the card owner’s credit card and personal information to
gain access to the account.
Holding another person’s credit card
with the intention to defraud—even if no transactions took place.
The penalties may only enhance the higher the amount of money involved.
For example, if more than $5, 000 was stolen or used fraudulently, then
one could face enhanced charges and penalties. Credit card fraud may also
be charged as part of the commission of another crime, such as identity
theft. Having a Phoenix white collar crime attorney sit down with you
to discuss your concerns may be invaluable at crafting a strategic, effective defense.
An Experienced, Distinguished Attorney
Attorney Jason D. Lamm has successfully represented numerous clients in prominent cases involving
fraud cases and
white collar crime cases. He is ready to stand up for you in the court of law. He knows the judicial
system intimately and can anticipate a prosecutor’s arguments. These
cases tend to be prosecuted fairly aggressively in our state, but he knows
precisely how to build a strong case and counter the arguments.
Jason D. Lamm takes every case seriously.
Get him on your case and call the office today! (602) 663-9100