Identity Theft Attorney in New York City
Need a Lawyer for an Identity Theft Case in NYC?
theft crime referred to as identity theft has also been known as identity
fraud and impersonation. In identity theft, the "thief" assumes the
identity of another in order to obtain credit or credit cards, steal money
from existing accounts, open new accounts in their name, rent property
or apply for loans. The victims of this crime are the person whose identity
and/or money have been "stolen" and also any institutions, such
as banks, property owners or retailers, who were defrauded in the process.
The US Postal Inspection Service has called it the "fastest-growing
crime" in America. It can involve family and friends or it can be part of
organized crime and therefore may fall under the
RICO Act. It can be prosecuted at any level: state, local and federal, depending
on the circumstances. If you have been accused of identity theft, you
will need a NYC criminal defense attorney who is knowledgeable in all
jurisdictions of these laws. A skilled legal team that is on your side
and has your best interests in mind at all times is the best way to proceed
in the face of criminal charges.
Fighting Identity Theft Charges in NYC
Looking for an attorney for identity theft in NYC? Identity theft is classified
as a type of fraud. The penalties for a conviction of identity theft can
be years in prison. A lot depends on the individual circumstances of each
case and the damage that was done. No matter what the circumstances are
surrounding your charges we know that you are entitled to legal representation.
It is a right that you have and we urge you to exercise that right in
the smartest possible way. Employ the seasoned and experienced legal team from
H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C.