Chicago bank fraud defense lawyer
Our Firm is Ready to Defend You Against Federal Charges
Bank fraud is a serious white-collar crime typically investigated by federal law enforcement agencies since the offenses involve federal banks and financial institutions. Its conviction is punishable by a maximum federal prison sentence of 30 years and fines of up to 1 million. Since bank fraud is a complex offense, many people who weren’t directly involved or had knowledge of wrongdoing could mistakingly be charged.
If you have been accused of bank fraud in Illinois, our Chicago bank fraud defense attorney at the law office of Stephen F. Hall and protect your rights and freedom again serious federal charges. We can listen to your story, evaluate your situation, and figure out all your legal options to develop an effective and personalized defense strategy and help you get the most favorable results for your case.
Federal Bank Fraud Laws
Bank fraud is defined as defrauding a financial institution or obtaining funds, credit, or other types of property under a financial institution true false or fraudulent means, common examples of bank fraud include forgery, loan fraud, falsifying financial or loan documents, bank in personation (creating a fake financial institution) laundering, or any type of fraud involving a federally insured bank.
The prosecution must prove the following elements in order to convict you of federal bank fraud:
At the law office of Stephen F. Hall, we can raise defenses to get your case dismissed, penalties reduced, or win the case at trial.
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Do not wait to hire a lawyer until you were charged with a crime. These investigations can take years to finish based on the complexities of the scheme. Once charges are finally filed, federal prosecution will already have an ample amount of evidence against you. As an experienced litigator, our Chicago bank for a defense lawyer is not afraid to go to trials for his clients.