Theft and Fraud-related Offenses
The criminal defense lawyers at McCarthy Lebit have extensive experience in defending clients charged with theft and fraud-related offenses.
Theft offenses can be felonies or misdemeanors and generally involve the unauthorized taking of property from another. You can also be charged with theft by deception, by threat or by intimidation.
Felony offenses involve the theft of goods or services of $1,000.00 or more and can be punished by a prison sentence. The level of felony offense depends on the value of property or services stolen.
Misdemeanor offenses can carry a jail sentence of up to six months.
If you are facing charges for a theft offense our team of experienced criminal trial attorneys can defend you.
Examples of theft and fraud-related offenses that we defend include:
- Misuse of Credit Cards
- Passing Bad Checks
- Insurance Fraud
- Workers Compensation Fraud
- Medicaid Fraud
- Identify Theft
- Receiving Stolen Property
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