Protecting Your Rights When You Face Credit Card Fraud Charges
Most Americans use credit cards and debit cards in one form or another. This has only increased in recent years as more and more people are turning to online sales and purchases. Mistakes can be made, however, in the handling of credit card numbers and information.
If you have been charged with credit card fraud or identity theft, you are facing serious potential consequences, including years in prison. It is important that you have a defense lawyer who has the experience and understanding of fraud to protect you.
Experienced Defense From A Former Prosecutor
Attorney Charles L. Truncale has decades of experience in criminal law, including 23 years as a state and federal prosecutor. He knows how the government investigates, charges and sentences credit card fraud, as well as the best possible defenses against these charges. He will conduct his own investigation of the allegations and build a case on your behalf.
Following credit card fraud charges, call Charles L. Truncale, P.A., of Jacksonville, Florida, at 904-469-0653 to discuss your case and the options available to you.
Common types of credit card theft include:
- Theft of the actual card itself
- Online purchases with stolen card numbers
- Applying for credit cards with a stolen identity
- Using another person’s identity or credit information for an extended period of time, taking over another person’s credit card account
- Phishing or stealing card information through fake websites
- Skimming or using card information obtained through a legitimate purchase
Put An Experienced Litigator In Your Corner
These can be complicated cases, involving incidents over an extended period of time that the prosecution may try to string together to accelerate the charges against the accused individual. Mr. Truncale understands the complexities of these matters and how to best defend against the government’s tactics to prosecute you.