Fraud is a broad term that refers to a number of offenses ranging from money laundering and identity theft to securities fraud and more. In essence, acts of fraud involve any false statements, actions, or deceptive activity that is knowingly imposed on one party by another to misrepresent or conceal the truth. Identity theft, also known as ID theft is a crime in which a suspect obtains key pieces of personal information, such as Social Security or driver’s license numbers, in order to allegedly pose as someone else.
➥ In the state of Nevada you can be convicted of Fraud if your are thought to be deliberately misrepresenting yourself with the intent to receive benefits. It is not uncommon to be falsely accused of fraud and, if convicted, you can face serious penalties such as prison and astronomical fines.
The information can be used to obtain credit, merchandise, and services using the victims’ name. Identity theft can also provide a thief with false credentials for immigration or other applications. Both Fraud and Identity theft carry the possibility of a felony conviction along with mandatory jail time.
I have a proven track record of negotiating favorable outcomes in fraud cases and have been able to keep many of my clients’ records clean. There are many different types of fraud in the state of Nevada. Some of the more common types are:
This list is by no means comprehensive. There are many different fraudulent activities someone can be accused of engaging in. If you are suspected of fraud and have not been convicted of it yet I highly advise you contact me immediately. The sooner you act on this, the better.