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Fraud crimes are prosecuted in criminal courts in Georgia, although some cases may be tried in federal court. In addition to the penalties imposed by a criminal court upon conviction, the victim may sue the perpetrator of fraud in civil court and be awarded monetary damages. If you are facing a fraud charge, call The Lerch Law Firm for fraud crimes lawyers in Savannah with more than a decade of experience.

For advice that is specific to your situation, contact us at (912) 417-5008 for a free consultation with our experienced fraud lawyer in Savannah, GA. Get accessible and responsive legal services immediately!

What Are Common Fraud Crimes in Georgia?

Some common types of fraud crimes include:

  • Identity theft
  • Stealing credit card numbers
  • And email, internet, or telephone scams that trick people into providing bank account information and other sensitive information

Although the methods vary with the type of fraud, the overall goal is to use a lie or deception to obtain money or other assets.

Fraud crimes involve factors such as:

  • An individual misrepresenting the truth
  • Knowingly providing inaccurate information
  • Intent to get a person to believe the lie
  • A loss suffered by the victim as a result of the deception

What Are the Penalties for Fraud Charges?

The penalty for a fraud conviction depends on several factors, including whether the charge is a misdemeanor or a felony, the value of the property, and any prior convictions.

Penalties for conviction generally involve:

  • A prison sentence
  • Fines
  • And possibly restitution to the victim

There are also lasting consequences for your life and reputation, limited opportunities for employment, and other issues.

Get an Honest Assessment of Your Circumstances

Our fraud crimes attorneys in Savannah will begin to prepare your defense strategy by listening to your story and the facts of the case. We investigate the details of your case, evaluate the evidence, and explain your options.

We work with you to develop an effective defense strategy for fraud charges, such as a lack of evidence, an act that was unintentional, the owner granted you permission, and other possible strategies to preserve your freedom.

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If you want to discuss your fraud charges in Georgiawith our attorneys, please call (912) 417-5008 or contact us online for your free consultation.

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