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Under U.S. law, anyone knowingly or with fraudulent intent who produces or distributes counterfeit credit cards can be found guilty of fraud. Anyone using fraudulent credit cards who purchases goods over a certain amount of money can also be charged. Get a Miami federal crimes attorney on your side that you can count on to provide a vigorous defense for you.
Turn to Rothman & Associates, P.A. when charged with a serious federal crime. We have more than 40 years of experience which means we understate how best to avoid conviction for federal cases. Our firm has been listed in Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America® thanks to our successes and professional conduct. We stand out thanks to the specialized training of Lead Attorney Rothman who has been certified by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education and the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
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Banks and other financial institutions lose millions of dollars each year stemming from fraudulent credit card activity. No do not even need to be the creator of fake credit cards to be charged with fraud.
Federal law outlines charges which can be filed connected to credit card fraud:
- Trafficking in credit cards to obtain $1,000 or more in goods within 12 months
- Producing, using, or trafficking in counterfeit credit cards
- Making transactions with counterfeit cards for goods worth $1,000 within 12 months
- Possessing 15 or more counterfeit cards whether or not they have been used
- Having control over any equipment for the production of counterfeit cards
You can be charged with credit card fraud for even intentionally soliciting someone to obtain the equipment expressly used for making counterfeit credit cards. Anyone involved in this solicitation can also be charged with conspiracy in addition to credit card charges.
Credit Card Fraud Consequences
Consequences for credit card fraud depend considerably on the exact activities the accused was engaged in, whether the activities crossed state lines, and the value of the transactions the defendant facilitated. Most of those convicted are subjected to a heavy fine and up to 15 years in prison.
Get a legal defense from a Miami criminal defense lawyer you can trust to work towards a favorable resolution of your case. Rothman & Associates, P.A. can push for your rights when you are charged with serious offense such as bank fraud.
Give us a call at (305) 358-9000 and we can begin preparing your defense right away!