These days, practically everyone has had first-hand experience with having to cancel one of their debit or credit cards due to fraud. In fact, credit card fraud is one of the fastest growing crimes in the world. Unfortunately, because these crimes so often involve anonymous internet users, many people are falsely accused of this very serious fraud charge. If you have been accused of credit card fraud, please call San Diego criminal lawyer Peter M. Liss as soon as possible.
In San Diego, the District Attorney has an entire unit dedicated exclusively to financial crimes and identity theft. This highly trained team is very experienced in this specialized type of crime and if they suspect you have been involved with credit card fraud, they will begin a search of your property and computer records as soon as possible. By hiring a top San Diego criminal attorney as soon as you believe you are under investigation for credit card fraud, you can ensure that your right against unreasonable search and seizure are protected throughout the investigation.
If the police request an interview, your San Diego defense lawyer can protect your rights by dealing with the police and answering their questions for you.
If you are formally charged for credit card fraud, you may face a variety of offenses, including theft, fraud, forgery, identity theft and more. All of these crimes may result in lengthy prison terms and substantial fines.
If you are being investigated for credit card theft or any other white collar crime, please call San Diego criminal defense attorney Peter M. Liss at (760) 643-4050 OR (858) 486-3024 to schedule a free initial consultation.
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