Fraud Cases And Investigations
Our law firm is experienced in handling all types of fraud and economic crime cases. These type of cases include health care fraud, tax fraud, business fraud, bank fraud, security fraud, and frauds against the Government or against private individuals.
Cases involving fraud can be challenging and complex due to the wide range of offenses and types of fraud that exist. Though the underlying definition of fraud blankets numerous offenses and crimes, no two fraud cases are exactly the same, and these types of cases can differ significantly. Some fraud cases can be less severe than others depending on the nature of the act and intent. However, fraud cases are a serious matter, and many individuals accused of fraud can be subject to criminal charges and harsh penalties. It is crucial to seek the legal assistance of an experienced fraud attorney in Miami, Florida if you are being charged or accused of fraud.
Fraud is committed when deception, falsehood, or dishonesty is intentionally employed to gain a benefit. The benefit sought does not have to be monetary for it to be considered fraud. Some types of fraud or acts of fraud are criminal, while others are civil. Civil lawsuits resulting from fraud do not usually carry the possibility of jail time, but they do seek restitution in the form of monetary damages. Though a civil fraud offense does not result in jail time, criminal fraud does. A person charged with criminal fraud can face years in jail, fines, and restitution.
Depending on the type of fraud, a fraudulent offense can be prosecuted at the state or federal level, and sometimes even both. The state and federal governments, both have various laws that cover many types of fraudulent offenses. As a result, a person can simultaneously be in violation of both a state and federal law when it comes to fraud. Whether the nature of the offense is seen as a state crime, federal crime, or both, if you are being accused of fraud, it is expedient to enlist the help of a skilled fraud attorney in Miami, Florida. At the Forman Law Group, we are dedicated to our clients and will fight to protect your rights.
In order to determine whether a fraudulent act has occurred, an investigation is completed. A fraud investigation is used to determine whether a falsehood with the intent to deceive has happened by gathering evidence and information that can demonstrate any form of misrepresentation, dishonesty, or deceit. A Fraud investigation in Miami, Florida is a serious step towards finding evidence that someone has committed a fraudulent act. Fraud investigators are usually hired to execute the investigation, and some are very thorough and skilled. They will use any form of information, documents, and technology to provide evidence against the person being accused of fraud. Surveillance cameras, surveillance equipment, background searches, asset searches, and other methods are used to gather all necessary evidence and information. If you are concerned about a fraud investigation or if a fraud investigation in Miami, Florida is already underway, it is vital to seek the counsel of a fraud attorney in Miami, Florida right away.
Whether you are facing a state crime, federal crime, or both, a knowledgeable fraud attorney in Miami, Florida can help determine the best course of action. Contact the Forman Law Group to consult with our team today.
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