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Bank Fraud

Los Angeles Bank Fraud Defense Lawyers Criminal Defense Firm Representing Clients in Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties in California Charged with Bank Fraud

When you are charged with bank fraud or even under investigation, it is critical to take action immediately. At The Justice Firm, our Los Angeles bank fraud defense attorneys are dedicated to protecting your legal rights even when faced with serious federal criminal charges. Federal agencies take defrauding a bank which is federally insured very seriously, as do prosecutors, who spare no expense in order to secure the desired result - a conviction. While charges of bank fraud may be prosecuted either at the state or federal level, it is still a very serious offense which will leave you facing serious and life-changing consequences.

Los Angeles Bank Fraud Charges

Individuals who are employed at a bank and even those who manage their own financial matters may be accused of defrauding a federally insured banking institution. Those whose careers are in the banking industry often handle substantial amounts of cash and have access to others bank and financial records. However, even the simplest of mistakes such as using an expired check or error on an application for a bank loan may leave you facing allegations of bank fraud. When you are innocent of allegations made against you, it is still possible you may face harsh punishment without the support of a skilled and knowledgeable defense attorney.

At The Justice Firm, our criminal defense lawyers aggressively defend individuals accused of or charged with financial crimes including:

  • Embezzlement
  • Identity theft
  • Credit card fraud
  • Loan application fraud
  • Writing bad checks
  • Wire or mail fraud involving a bank
  • Counterfeiting loan documents

We urge you to contact our office today at 310-914-2444 even if you are in the investigative stages of your case.

Penalties for Bank Fraud in California

In most cases, bank fraud is a federal crime which means extremely harsh penalties when compared to criminal offenses prosecuted at the state level. If convicted of bank fraud, you may face fines of up to $1,000,000 and prison time of as much as 30 years, depending on the details of your case.

While these penalties may seem severe, individuals who are convicted also face other issues including ruin of their careers and reputations. Having a criminal record severely limits various aspects of your life, including employment opportunities, securing a student or bank loan, and more.

Contact The Justice Firm now

Our Los Angeles criminal defense firm was founded for the purpose of providing strong, effective defense to those facing criminal charges. We realize that individuals who are accused of bank fraud literally have everything to lose. We will work diligently in our efforts to thoroughly investigate the charge against you in order to uncover potential weaknesses in the prosecutor's case. We also explore all of your legal options, working with you so that your desired outcome can be reached. Our Los Angeles bank fraud defense lawyers are not intimidated by federal prosecutors, and will vigorously fight for you in court. Contact us immediately at 310-914-2444 for outstanding legal guidance and representation.

Client Reviews
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I moved to another state and missed court. They issued a warrant. I called the Justice Firm and spoke to Joe Virgilio and he was very helpful. The they were able to get the warrant removed and fixed it so I got probation and could go back to work. Neal R.
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My mom called the Justice Firm. I had a public defender who was pushing me to take a bad deal. My new attorney Mr Browning was able to get my case dismissed. They also gave me a number for a bondsman who gave a great price so I could get out and get back to work. Carlos G.
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My son had the lawyers at the Justice Firm represent him. They were really good. Mr. Hunt always calls me back to answer my questions and let me know what is going on. We have referred several people to them over he last few years and they all thank me for it. They work with the district attorneys to get good results. Rick Q.