New York Bank Fraud
A New York Bank Fraud Lawyer can explain that the crime of Bank Fraud includes both federal and state offenses that involve stealing money (or other assets) from a bank or financial institution. If you have been charged with Bank Fraud or other White Collar Crime, contact Elliot Adler, P.C. for advice and a free consultation.
Whether the crime was committed in Suffolk County, Nassau County, Westchester County or New York City, the District Attorney can charge you with Bank Fraud if you have made fraudulent entries or records concerning a financial institution, committed Bribery, secured a loan under false pretenses, committed forgery, petite larceny or Grand Larceny, counterfeited checks, committed check kiting activities, ATM or Credit Card Fraud.
With the offense of Bank Fraud, there may multiple related charges. For instance, the offense of Credit Card Fraud often includes the offense of Mail Fraud, computer fraud, or ATM fraud. The crime of misapplication in Bank Fraud (converting funds for your own, or third party’s gain), is very closely related to the crime of Embezzlement. A New York Criminal Lawyer from our team can clarify the overlapping issues that may be involved in your situation and create a defense to handle each charge.
Due to the economic environment, banks and the District Attorney are paying more attention than ever to Bank Fraud. The penalties for this crime can be significant, and can include prison time, fines, and probation. The severity of the penalty will depend on the dollar amount involved in the crime, and the circumstances surrounding the offense.
If you have been charged with Bank Fraud or related crime, contact a New York Bank Fraud Lawyer from Elliot Adler, P.C. Will can explain the charges against you and work to create a sound defense strategy. We will provide you with a free case evaluation with your first visit. Contact us today at 212.785.1300. We handle cases in New York City, including Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Manhattan as well as Westchester County and Nassau County and Suffolk County on Long Island.