Wire Fraud Defense on Long Island

White Collar Crimes Attorney Serving Long Island

Wire fraud is a form of theft that is categorized as a white collar crime. It involves using interstate communication devices such as telephones or radios in a scheme to engage in illegal, fraudulent activities. Even if goods or properties were not stolen, the intent and attempt to defraud can be a crime in itself. Wire fraud is addressed and forbidden under 18 United States Code Section 1343.

Because wire fraud is a federal crime, you will be facing higher penalties and a prosecution team that is well-financed and experienced. If you have been charged with wire fraud, it is important to obtain the services of a capable and diligent Long Island criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. Our attorney is also a former prosecutor, which gives you an invaluable advantage inside and outside of court.

We are ready to discuss your wire fraud case in a free case evaluation .

What are the penalties for wire fraud?

The penalties for wire fraud may include expensive fines and / or up to 20 years in prison. These punishments may be significantly enhanced if the alleged fraud impacts a financial institution, resulting in up to 30 years in prison and / or up to $1,000,000 in fines.

Wire fraud charges are often part of larger indictments involving other charges such as:

  • Healthcare fraud
  • Tax fraud
  • Mortgage fraud

Because wire fraud is broad and loosely defined, it can encompass many acts. For example, an individual may be charged with wire fraud if he or she even mentions a financial scheme over the phone. Because of the sweeping nature of these charges, it is recommended that you work quickly to obtain legal counsel. Our attorney at The Law Offices of Scott Gross, P.C. is experienced, knowledgeable, and dedicated. He has successfully handled thousands of cases. His ability to defend clients at any level of the law has been proven countless times.

Contact The Law Offices of Scott Gross, P.C. to schedule your free case evaluation with a member of our team.