Fraud Crimes

Fraud crimes fall under California's theft, forgery, or perjury laws and cover a wide array of specific offenses. These are considered "white collar" crimes, but in reality, many of them are processed with more severe charges. Regardless of the type of fraud, the penalties and punishments are really serious  for these crimes.

What is Fraud?

Any intentional act that results in an undeserved gain to yourself and an undeserved loss to another person, can count as "fraud." This ranges from real estate to mail fraud  as well as many types of insurances. In other words, is a wrongful or criminal deception aimed to result in financial or personal gain by using fake or misleading actions or through concealment to deceive someone else in order to secure an unfair or illegal gain.

There are many fraud laws in California created exclusively for just one type of fraud. The punishment and penalties regarding the following crimes depends on the nature and circumstances of the crime. Below are some of the most common fraud crimes in California.

 How can I defend myself in Court against a Fraud Crime?

  • Lack of fraudulent intent
  • Lack of knowledge
  • Mistaken identity
  • Police entrapment
  • Insufficient Evidence
  • Falsely accused
  • Non fraudulent statement
  • Illegal search and seizure


Hiring a criminal defense attorney for a fraud crime is the only course of action

If you or a loved one is facing a fraud charge, it is critical that you speak to an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. With more than 40 years of experience, The Law office of Raoul Severo has the capability to provide advice and guidance tailored to your needs when it comes to fight against any type of fraud charges. 

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