There are many crimes in the United States that are considered federal offenses, making them equally punishable across the country since the laws in play were typically put into action by U.S. Congress. These criminal activities can be investigated by some of the largest agencies in the country, making them complicated and intimidating. One such crime is bank fraud.
If you or someone you love has been accused of committing bank fraud, you need the assistance of an experienced legal professional. The Appleton criminal defense lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C. are prepared to help you in your time of need. Contact our office today at (414) 271-9595 to speak with a compassionate professional about your situation.
The Essence of Bank Fraud
Bank fraud can occur in many forms. Overall it is defined by Federal statute as:
- The execution, attempt to execute, or plot to execute the defrauding of a financial institution
- The obtainment, attempt to obtain, or plot to obtain any funds, credits, assets, or similar properties owned by a financial institution through false pretenses.
These crimes can result in large fines, imprisonment, or a combination of both depending on the severity of the fraud.
If you or someone you care about has been charged with a crime related to bank fraud it is imperative that you seek legal counsel from a practiced legal professional. Contact the Appleton criminal defense lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C. today at (414) 271-9595 to discuss your case options and overall situation with a compassionate and knowledgeable attorney.