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Miami Credit Card Fraud Lawyer

The federal government has increased its focus on financial crimes involving fraud. Credit card fraud is a form of identity theft involving the unauthorized use of another person's credit card information to make purchases and / or to remove funds from the person's account. If credit card fraud is suspected, your case may be referred to federal agencies, including the Secret Service or FBI, to conduct an investigation.

If you have been interviewed or arrested for credit card fraud, don't wait a moment longer to retain legal help. Your freedom is on the line! Consult a skilled Miami credit card fraud attorney from the Law Offices of Paul D. Petruzzi, P.A. immediately.

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Generally, credit card fraud refers to the unlawful act of attempting to or carrying out a scheme to defraud through the use of credit or debit cards. Many credit card fraud offenses include making a false statement to gain access to someone else's financial identity. Examples of actions that could constitute a credit card fraud charge can include:

  • Counterfeiting
  • Forgery
  • Misrepresenting someone else's information to obtain a credit card
  • Misrepresenting any sort of information to obtain a credit card
  • Stealing someone else's credit card and selling it to obtain the benefits
  • Using another person's credit card

Credit card fraud is a serious crime. If federal agencies suspect that you have committed a federal credit card fraud crime, they can try to severely prosecute you. In most cases, early intervention by a Miami federal criminal defense lawyer can be your greatest asset to protect yourself and your freedom.

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How to Proceed After a Credit Card Fraud Arrest

If you are facing the possibility of dealing with federal charges involving credit card fraud, you need to secure the help of an experienced Miami credit card fraud lawyer from the Law Offices of Paul D. Petruzzi, P.A. Contact our firm as soon as possible to schedule your initial case evaluation. We can discuss your case in confidence and explore any possible defense strategies that may be available to you.

Our goal is to help you get your problems behind you, and we always have your best interests in mind. We have handled more than 400 cases relating to all types of federal crimes and have more than 21 years of experience as private criminal defense lawyers in federal court. As a reflection of the commitment, our Lead Attorney Paul D. Petruzzi has earned an AV® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, has a Superb Rating on Avvo, and inclusion in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association.