Palm Beach County White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyers
Every year, thousands of people throughout the U.S. are arrested for suspected mail fraud. This white collar offense is a federal crime and is punishable by a state prison or county jail sentence and fines of up to $250,000. If mail fraud is committed against a financial institution, the penalty is 30 years in state prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000.
The Boca Raton mail fraud defense attorneys at Whittel & Melton are experienced federal criminal defense attorneys who provide excellent service and one-on-one attention to our clients.Mail Fraud and Intent
Mail fraud includes credit card fraud, medical drug fraud and any other type of fraud that is committed by using the mail. In any mail fraud or mail theft case, the intent of the accused must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. When we take on a case, our Mail Fraud attorneys will use this to your benefit to defend you against these charges.
Although physical evidence is usually present in a mail fraud case, it must be proven that the defendant:
- Planned to commit fraud
- Intentionally created a scheme with the intention to defraud
- Mailed or had someone else mail fraudulent items or items which were meant to defraud
If you are facing charges of mail theft or fraud, our attorneys will assert your rights and protect your future.
Call us today: Local (561) 367-8777 or statewide, toll free: (866) 608-5529.
Our experienced Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys are ready to consult, defend and vindicate clients charged with federal crimes throughout Palm Beach County, including: Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Juno Beach, Jupiter, Lake Worth, Riviera Beach, Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Royal Palm Beach and West Palm Beach.