Tampa Fraud Defense Attorney

Fighting Fraud Allegations in Florida

When personal gain or financial rewards are reaped from a possibly deceptive action, the initial assumption is that the situation involved fraud. However, this may not always be the case. In some instances, the postal service, phones and computers have been used as a means to accomplish something without any awareness that the actions would be considered illegal or fraudulent. Accusations of intention and deception are quickly applied to circumstances without fully understanding the depth of the matter at hand. When this happens, only a skilled defender will be able to accurately defend against the allegations that have been made against you.

Fraud is most often related to identity theft; a crime that involves deception that is intentionally employed to misrepresent one's self as another. While cases of identity theft are common, they are in no way the only form of fraud. The core behavior in identity theft, which is an intentional deception of another person, is the same behavior used to identify any fraudulent act. In fact, many other white collar crimes and Internet crimes are fraudulent by nature.

Are you accused of fraud in Tampa?

Even the accusation of a fraud charge can be enough to shake a person to the core. Whether or not the allegation is true, it is imperative to take swift action in securing legal counsel to represent your side of the story. Allegations of fraud may be less evident than a DUI case or a weapons charge, but it is equally as consequential if you are found guilty. In today's highly developed economy, there are too many avenues subjected to accusations of fraudulent behavior and virtually no one is safe from accusation, including juveniles. Therefore, the same legal defense that someone charged with rape or drug trafficking would secure needs to be secured by those accused of fraud as well.

At The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger we approach every case as a team. We recognize that there sometimes exist limitations when someone chooses to act alone, and we have personally witnessed the benefits of tackling a situation together. There are two sides to every story whenever a person is accused of a crime, and we believe that having a Tampa criminal defense lawyer on your side will better ensure that your side of the story is accurately represented and heard by the prosecution, judge and jury involved in your case.

Attorney Hessinger's past experience as a prosecutor provides us with a detailed perspective into the inner workings of how your case will be prosecuted. We take our insight and apply it early on to the defense tactics we build for your particular circumstances. If you would like to learn more about how your criminal accusation can be defended by a professional, contact our firm at your earliest convenience.

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