Charges of mail and wire fraud often accompany other criminal charges, offering an opportunity for prosecutors to obtain federal jurisdiction and impose longer, stricter sentences for criminal activity. The Law Offices of Arthur Thomas Donato, a Southeastern Pennsylvania criminal defense firm, provides defense representation to individuals facing prosecution for mail fraud, wire fraud and any collateral charges.
Mail fraud: Charges of mail fraud are brought when an individual knowingly makes a fraudulent misrepresentation by means of the U.S. Postal Service, or any other carrier, with the purpose of persuading a victim to detrimentally act on the representation.
Wire fraud: Charges of wire fraud are brought when an individual knowingly makes a fraudulent representation by means of wire, cable, radio or television transmission with the purpose of causing the victim to detrimentally act on that representation.
Comprehensive Representation Mail And Wire Fraud Charges
A conviction for wire fraud or mail fraud can carry harsh penalties, including significant prison and fines, as well as forfeiture of all assets derived from the fraudulent scheme and related offenses. If these mail and wire fraud charges involve a bank or financial institution, penalties can increase.
These penalties may only be the beginning, as mail and wire fraud are often prosecuted in conjunction with other white collar crimes, including:
With more than three decades of experience, defense attorney Arthur Thomas Donato has the skill and in-depth legal knowledge necessary to craft a defense against mail and wire fraud charges, as well as collateral criminal charges. He intentionally limits his caseload so that he can invest in each and every case he handles. From beginning to end, he is available to walk clients through the legal process and answer their questions so that they can feel comfortable with their legal representation.
Contact A Pennsylvania Wire Fraud Attorney
To speak with an experienced Media, Pennsylvania, mail and wire fraud defense lawyer, contact the Law Offices of Arthur Thomas Donato at 484-441-6318 to arrange an initial consultation.