Charged with Credit Card Fraud in Illinois?
Get a Lake County Credit Card Fraud Lawyer on Your Side
Credit card fraud is a rather prevalent form of identity theft. In today's high tech world, the card does not actually have to be stolen. Rather, credit card numbers can be collected electronically and used to purchase items without the cardholder's knowledge.
Illinois takes a strong position against credit card fraud and identity theft. This translates into relatively harsh consequences for a conviction. If you have been charged with credit card fraud, do not hesitate to speak with a skilled Illinois identify theft defense lawyer as soon as possible.
A Credit Card Fraud Defense Lawyer Bringing a Unique Perspective to Your Defense
Attorney Al Wysocki has extensive experience handling fraud and white collar crime cases. As a former judge and prosecutor, he brings a unique prospective to your case. In fact, he is often able to anticipate the prosecution's tactics and design strategies to effectively counteract them.
Don't risk your rights, your future and your liberty. Attorney Wysocki has extensive experience with white collar crime and identity theft. Call his firm to arrange a consultation at (847) 892-6162 today.
How Many Years in Jail Do You Get for Credit Card Fraud?
If the thief uses a stolen credit card to buy goods or to get cash over the amount defined as a misdemeanor, the crime becomes a felony. Depending on the situation, thieves may face up to 15 years in prison and up to $25,000 in fines. Possessing multiple stolen credit cards is also a felony but the class of felony varies based on the number of cards illegally in the thieves possession. You could be facing a year or more in prison, fines of up to $100,000, and a year of parole. In general, the more stolen financial devices that you are in possession of will lead to harsher penalties and fines.
The Benefits of Being Proactive
Many people wait to contact an experienced identity theft attorney until after they are formally charged with credit card fraud. This is not always the best approach. Speaking with a skilled attorney prior to being charged enables them to proactively address the situation. If you suspect that you are under investigation for credit card fraud or identity theft, attorney Wysocki may be able to prevent formal charges from being filed if he is brought onto the case as soon as possible.
Contact an Illinois Identity Theft Defense Attorney
A conviction for credit card fraud may result in a jail or prison sentence, fines and probation. You will also be left with a permanent criminal record.
Contact attorney Wysocki as soon as possible to begin building a strong defense against accusations of identity theft or credit card fraud.
Decades of Experience
With over three decades of legal experience, Mr. Wysocki has what it takes to win.
Mr. Wysocki will take the time to get to know you & develop a personalized strategy.
A Reputation for Results
Mr. Wysocki will never back down from a challenge & is a strong advocate for his clients.
In-Depth Knowledge of the Law
With a deep understanding of complex criminal cases, Mr. Wysocki will stand up for you.