Chicago credit card fraud defense attorneys
White Collar Crime Defense in Chicago and the Collar Counties
If you have been arrested or investigated for fraud charges of any kind, contact the Law Office of Robert Kerr, LLC, for a free consultation with an experienced criminal trial attorney. Our law firm represents clients throughout Greater Chicago and northern Illinois in both the state and federal courts.
We advise clients about the best ways to meet and resolve serious charges of fraud, employee theft or forgery. Most of the cases we see involve amounts ranging from several hundred dollars to well over $100,000. Some of our cases, however, range well up into six and seven figures, especially those involving mortgage fraud, tax fraud, accounting fraud or breach of trust with bank deposits.
According to attorney general’s office, identity theft from credit cards and other sources was the second highest ranked complaint in Illinois for 2015.
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Examples of the kinds of cases we accept include:
- Tax fraud
- Credit card or debit card fraud
- Check kiting
- Money order theft
- Internet scams or unauthorized access to secure online accounts
- Embezzlement or employee theft, including cases involving bank employees
- Bank fraud, mortgage fraud or false statements to financial institutions
- Insurance fraud or accounting fraud
- Health care fraud
- Forgery or document falsification, including forged endorsements on checks or commercial paper
Certain cases, such as those involving federally insured financial institutions, fraudulent federal tax refund recovery, or improper collection of Medicaid or Social Security benefits, are likely to be referred to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for prosecution. Other cases might be handled by federal investigators because of an interstate connection or their sheer size or complexity. Our firm’s experience with federal criminal defense can represent a significant advantage for our clients.
Federal fraud cases will often involve a period of months or even years between the seizure of computer records or documents and a formal indictment. We urge potential clients to get legal counsel as soon as possible in white collar crime cases. If you retain a lawyer before indictment, you’ll have a chance to prevent the most serious potential charges from coming down against you.
For more information about our approach to client service in state or federal white collar crime cases, contact a Chicago credit card fraud defense attorney at the Law Office of Robert Kerr, LLC.