If you have been charged with identity theft or a related charge, it is important to understand the penalties you are facing and the options you have for your defense. Identity theft is a serious criminal offense that carries significant consequences, including jail time. Many people charged with these crimes, however, are good people who have made simple mistakes that could end up following them for the rest of their lives.
At the Shapiro Law Firm in Plano, our attorneys believe strongly that everyone deserves to have their rights protected. For more than 40 years, our firm has been defending clients on charges of white collar crimes throughout Dallas-Fort Worth and Collin County, Texas, including identity theft. Whether you are under investigation and have yet to be formally charged or you have already been arrested, talk with a lawyer as soon as possible.
Identity Theft Defense
The criminal charge of identity theft can encapsulate a wide range of offenses that include:
- Online credit card fraud
- Mail fraud
- Bank fraud
- Stolen checks
- Embezzlement charges
- Internet identity theft
- Other Internet crimes
Given that these cases are often complex, involve lengthy paper trails and detailed federal investigations, you need a lawyer who is familiar with these charges and how to build an effective defense to protect your rights.
Contact the Shapiro Law Firm For a Consultation
Do not delay the decision to talk with an attorney if you are under investigation or you have been charged with identity theft in the state of Texas. Call the Shapiro Law Firm, in Plano, at 800-554-5247 and schedule a consultation.