Fort Bend County Fraud Defense Lawyer
Aggressive & Strategic Defense throughout the Greater Houston Area
Allegations of fraud are a serious matter and can lead to very stringent
penalties of large fines, along with extensive jail time. Many people
are familiar with identity fraud, but there are countless others as well.
You can also be charged with fraud that deals with banking, wiring, credit
card, mailing, illegal use of the internet, insurance, mortgage, and even
Being accused of any one of these types of fraud will not only have harsh
present consequences, but can have long term effects on your future, negatively
impacting the reputation not only of yourself but your loved ones. However,
fraud charges can only be followed through if it is proven beyond a doubt
that you recklessly disregarded the consequences of your actions, and
absolutely intended to commit fraud. This might seem like an insurmountable
task, but not when it comes to our dedicated team at
The Sims Law Firm, PLLC. Our Fort Bend County fraud attorney is here to help you save your reputation
and freedom before it is too late.
Call us now at (713) 766-1445 to receive a free consultation that can
preserve your future.
What Constitutes Fraud in Fort Bend County
In Texas, a person or entity commits fraud when they deliberately use deceit,
provide false information, or make misleading statements for the purpose
of obtaining money, goods, or services. Texas laws are very specific about
fraud, listing 22 distinct forms of the crime. In most cases, these offenses
are charged as misdemeanors, state jail felonies, or third-degree felonies.
Some of the most common types of fraud include:
Credit card fraud
Deceptive business practices
Hindering secured creditors
Fraudulent transfer of a motor vehicle
Issuance of a bad check
False statements to obtain property
Theft or receiving of a stolen check
This list demonstrates that there are several ways that a person can commit
fraud. Many people are surprised to find themselves facing charges for
activities they did not even realize were criminal in nature. If you are
dealing with allegations of fraud, be sure to get in touch with our legal
team as quickly as possible.
Experience with Handling All Types of Fraud Allegations
When you require a fraud lawyer in Fort Bend County, you will want someone
who has a wide range of experience in dealing with fraud crimes. At The
Sims Law Firm, PLLC, our legal team has dealt with allegations of payoffs
and bribes, embezzlement for personal gain, and even stolen trade secrets
such as patents or company formulas and programs.
Contact us now at (713) 766-1445 so that our experienced
criminal defense attorney can rescue you from false allegations of fraud.