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Fort Bend County Fraud Lawyer
Aggressive Defense Against Fraud Charges in 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 bankruptcy fraud.
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.
What Constitutes Fraud in Texas?
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
- Commercial bribery
- False statements to obtain property
- Trademark counterfeiting
- Criminal stimulation
- 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.
Our Fraud Defense Attorney has Experience Against all Types of 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.
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- Dismissed Money Laundering (>=$2,500<$30K)
- Dismissed Felony Possession of Controlled Substance (OR 2-A >=4G<400G)
- Dismissed day of trial Felon in Possession of Firearm
- Dismissed Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child under the age of 14
- Dismissed Assault Causing Bodily Injury
Attorney Brandon Sims Will Handle Your Case From Start to Finish
Over 15 Years of Exclusively Practicing Criminal Law
Experienced Former Prosecutor
Handled Over a Thousand Cases
If you hesitate to hire an attorney, it may become more difficult to obtain favorable evidence and/or locate witnesses that can testify on your behalf. The sooner you contact The Sims Law Firm, PLLC the sooner we can discuss your charges and get started on your defense.
When you choose Attorney Brandon Sims, he will strategically anticipate and explain how the prosecution will present their case and plan accordingly in crafting your defense. Our firm believes that all individuals have the right to legal representation and that they are innocent until proven otherwise.
We are here to help you get through this difficult time. Don't wait to give our Fort Bend County criminal defense attorney a call at (713) 766-1445 to schedule your initial, confidential consultation.