Fraud Charges in Nassau County
Nassau County Criminal Defense Lawyer
In a general sense, a person commits fraud when they make a misrepresentation
or fail to disclose a material fact in order to induce another person
to give up something of value. There are many different kinds of criminal
fraud under both the laws of the State of New York and the federal government,
and fraud can occur in a variety of circumstances.
Medicare/Medicaid fraud, mail/wire fraud, bank fraud, insurance fraud,
credit card fraud, immigration fraud, and securities fraud are just a
few of the many different offenses a person may be charged with, and a
conviction of any of those crimes carries a possible prison sentence and
large monetary fines.
Because charges of fraud may fall under state or federal laws, anyone accused
of fraud should contact an experienced Nassau County
criminal defense attorney to ensure their rights are protected. The fraud investigations
that precede and follow formal fraud charges are lengthy and in-depth,
and the advice of an experienced lawyer can keep you informed about and
prepared for the entire process.
The guidance of an attorney can help you effectively communicate your side
of the story to the authorities and avoid any potential misstatements
or misunderstandings. In recent times the government has been focusing
considerable resources investigating and prosecuting Medicare/Medicaid
We have defended numerous clients against Medicare/Medicaid fraud and related
charges and have been successful in protecting our clients’ rights
and interests in such matters, where jail sentences and even arrests are avoided.
Need a lawyer to defend fraud charges in Nassau County?
Our defense team at Jason M. Barbara & Associates, P.C. is knowledgeable
about the federal and state fraud statutes, and we have the skills and
resources to defend any who are accused of committing fraud. Our legal
team has helped advise many clients who are under investigation and successfully
defended them in court as well.
If you have been accused of fraud, contact
Jason M. Barbara & Associates, P.C. as soon as possible so that our attorneys can provide the representation
needed to guide you through the process and protect your rights.