Fraud Defense Lawyer in Atlanta & Alpharetta, Georgia
Fraud is a type of white collar crime that carries penalties under Georgia state law and federal law. Fraud is defined as misrepresentation through lies or silence when an individual benefits at the expense of another. Money is the most common motive of fraud and there are state and federal laws against profiting through misrepresentation. Our Atlanta criminal law firm represents clients in fraud cases.
There are several types of fraud charges under state and federal law. Some common fraud charges involve financial institutions, stocks, securities, insider trading, embezzlement, RICO violations, insurance fraud, tax fraud, and money laundering. These charges result in serious penalties and you need an experienced fraud lawyer or RICO lawyer to protect your rights and work toward the best possible outcome.
In addition to criminal penalties, there can be significant civil penalties. The prosecution may seek jail time and seize property, as well as monetary fines and restitution. In addition, a civil judgment can result in having money and property seized. An experienced Atlanta fraud lawyer is necessary to provide the aggressive representation needed to protect the client and his or her assets.
If you are searching for a fraud lawyer or RICO lawyer in Atlanta or throughout the state of Georgia, the Ford Law Firm represents clients in state and federal court. The first step is to arrange an initial consultation to discuss your case and begin working with our attorney to build a defense team. Please call our office to schedule your initial consultation.
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