Our Texas criminal defense lawyers can fight for your rights
Have you been charged with fraud in Texas? Don’t underestimate the seriousness of your charges. If you are found guilty and convicted of fraud, you could be fined thousands of dollars and possibly even spend time in jail. That’s why it’s critical that you talk with a criminal defense attorney familiar with fraud cases in Texas. That’s why we want to meet with you at The Webb Firm, P.C.
Located in Conroe, Texas, our law firm has extensive experience handling such complex cases. We understand the law and know what needs to be done to stand up for your rights. Attorney Amanda Webb brings a unique set of skills to such cases. Prior to starting her own law firm, she served as an Assistant District Attorney in Montgomery County. As your lawyer, she put her knowledge and skills to work for you.
Types of fraud charges
Fraud can cover a wide range of criminal charges. Some of the most common fraud charges we handle at our law firm include:
- Bankruptcy fraud – Falsely filing for bankruptcy carries serious penalties. Depending on your specific situation and the amount of money involved, you could face multiple charges, significant fines and several years in jail if convicted.
- Counterfeiting – Often associated with counterfeiting money, counterfeiting can also include creating fake products, including clothing, accessories (purses), pharmaceuticals and other valuable products.
- Forgery – This form of fraud often includes creating fake legal documents, including fraudulent wills, birth certificates and legally-binding contracts. Forgery can also include the creation of fake valuable products, including forged works of art.
- Identity theft – This form of fraud often involves using another person’s personal data to create a false identity for economic gain. This can include using someone else’s Social Security number, tax records, birth date and other personal information.
- Impersonating – Impersonating another person for financial gain is another form of fraud punishable in Texas. Often, this form of fraud involves identify theft, counterfeiting or forgery.
- Insurance fraud – Filing a false insurance claim is one of the most common forms of insurance fraud. Along with individuals, doctors, lawyers and insurance agents often faces charges involving insurance fraud.
- Stealing or Receiving A Stolen Check – In today’s electronic age, stealing or receiving a stolen check might seem quaint but writing or receiving a stolen check remains a serious crime with serious penalties.
- Tax evasion – Failure to pay state or federal taxes can result in significant fines or jail time depending on the amount of money involved. Tax evasion can include failing to file a tax return to underreporting the amount of money you owe in taxes.
- Telemarketing fraud – Companies or individuals who engage in telemarketing fraud (which often involves calling individuals and soliciting money for fraudulent business purposes) can face state or federal charges.
- Trademark – This form of fraud often involves violation of trademark copyright law. This can include the widespread creation of fraudulent products (electronic devices, name-brand luxury goods, etc.) or individual copyright infringement.
- Wire fraud – This form of fraud can cover a wide range, from phone marketing fraud (which includes telemarketing fraud) to electronic communications (including email) designed to fraudulently obtain money from individuals.
We can help you defend your rights, whatever type of fraud you have been charged with.
Trust our attorneys
Fraud is a serious crime. That’s why we take your case seriously right from the start. When you meet with us, we can review your charges with you, then explain all the available legal options. That way, you can make informed decisions about what to do next.