Credit Card Fraud - Penal Code 484e 484f 484g 484h 484i 484j PC

Los Angeles and Southern California Credit Card Fraud Crimes Lawyer

Los Angeles and Southern California is not only the capital of finance for the West coast, but it is also the "hot spot" for credit card fraud. California Penal Code Sections 484e PC, Penal Code 484f PC, Penal Code 484g PC, Penal Code 484h PC, Penal Code 484i, Penal Code 484j PC are the code sections that are used to prosecute a person for credit card fraud in Los Angeles.

Billions of dollars per year is lost by major banks as a result of credit card fraud. New emphasis has been placed in recent years on the prevention and prosecution of Los Angeles credit card fraud. In most cases credit card fraud occurs when a person uses a lost or stolen credit card, or in some cases, apply for a credit card by using identity theft, and then creates an account with a major bank and has a credit card issued under someone else's name. These criminal offenses are a serious crime and will result in a felony conviction, imprisonment in State prison, parole or probation, significant court fines and restitution to both the victim and the financial institution. This could amount to ten of thousands of dollars.

The following are various fraud related sections that are prosecuted in a credit card fraud case:

If you are being investigated or under arrest for a Southern California credit card fraud case, contact the Los Angeles white collar defense attorney Michael Kraut of the Kraut Law Group. Prior to opening his criminal defense law firm, attorney Michael Kraut was a Harvard Law School educated prosecutor that handled dozens of insurance fraud cases. He knows how to attack the evidence and will provide you with an aggressive defense.

Credit card fraud may be prosecuted in either state or Federal court. In almost all cases, a credit card is processed over the internet or a phone line. Therefore, Federal law enforcement such as the FBI have jurisdiction to investigate the offense. If you are being investigated for credit card fraud and the FBI asks you to make a statement, and you do not tell the truth, you will be prosecuted for lying to a Federal officer.

Additionally, it is a crime to merely posses a stolen or fake credit card and you will be prosecuted. The real issue for a credit card fraud defense attorney is to prove that the person charged had no intent or knowledge of the fraudulent nature of the credit card.

If you have been charged or investigated with committing a credit card fraud in Southern California, please contact Los Angeles credit card fraud defense attorney Michael Kraut. Mr. Kraut has handled hundreds of credit card fraud cases in Riverside County, Orange County, San Bernardino County, or Los Angeles County. Mr. Kraut has extensive experience with these types of cases. He understands the serious nature of this offense, how best to defend you, and how to resolve your case without you going to jail. Mr. Kraut has extensive knowledge of the law and the legal system. He has developed excellent relationships with law enforcement and law officials throughout the Los Angeles and Southern California.

For more information about the various ways to handle a Los Angeles credit card fraud case, and to schedule your free consultation, contact Michael Kraut at the Kraut Law Group. Mr. Kraut can be reached 24/7 at 323-464-6453 or 888-334-6344.

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