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Mail & Wire Fraud

White-collar cases are often complex and may result in serious consequences if convicted. It is crucial to retain an experienced, knowledgeable and dedicated defense attorney who will focus only on protecting and fighting for your rights throughout the entire criminal litigation.

Mail and Wire Fraud is any fraudulent scheme that is devised for obtaining money or property by means of false or fraudulent representations or promises. Wire Fraud is identical to Mail Fraud except that it involves communications transmitted by wire (i.e. phone, radio, email, etc.).

If you are facing potential charges or under investigation for mail or wire fraud it is crucial that you have an attorney who has experience in defending these types of white-collar charges. Mail and Wire Fraud charges are serious and can put both your personal and professional future at stake. Having the right attorney can make all the difference.

Mail Fraud

Mail fraud is a criminal offense where the postal system is used to obtain money or anything of value from a victim by offering a product, service, or investment opportunity that does not live up to its claims.

Mail Fraud is when the U.S. Mail is used in furtherance of a criminal act.

 

18 USC 1341. Fraud and Swindles

Whoever, having devised or intending to devise any scheme or artifice to defraud, or for obtaining money or property by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, or promises, or to sell, dispose of, loan, exchange, alter, give away, distribute, supply, or furnish or procure for unlawful use any counterfeit or spurious coin, obligation, security, or other article, or anything represented to be or intimated or held out to be such counterfeit or spurious article, for the purpose of executing such scheme or artifice or attempting so to do, places in any post office or authorized depository for mail matter, any matter or thing whatever to be sent or delivered by the Postal Service …Read More: Fraud & Swindles…

 

To be Convicted of Mail Fraud, the follow must be satisfied:

1) The defendant must have been engaged in a scheme to defraud;
2) The scheme must have involved material misstatements or omissions;
3) The scheme resulted in, or would have resulted in the loss money, property, or honest services;
4) The defendant must have used the U.S. Mail in furtherance of the scheme to defraud;
5) The defendant used or cause the use of the U.S. Mail.

Elements of Mail Fraud

1) Having devised or intending to devise a scheme ro defraud, and
2) Use of the mail for the purpose of executing, or attempting to execute the scheme. (i.e., mailing a letter, etc.,).

Wire Fraud

Wire Fraud is identical to mail fraud except that it involves communications transmitted by wire (i.e. phone, radio, email, etc.). Wire fraud is a financial fraud involving the use of telecommunications or information technology. Wire Fraud can involve the use of telephone, radio  television, or internet (e.g. email) were the information transmitted was intended to mislead to obtain money or property.

18 USC Sec. 1343. Fraud by wire, radio, or television

Whoever, having devised or intending to devise any scheme or artifice to defraud, or for obtaining money or property by means or false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, or promises, transmits or causes to be transmitted by means of wire, radio, or television communication in interstate or foreign commerce, any writings, signs, signals, pictures or sounds for the purpose of executing such scheme or artifice, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both. If the violation occurs in relation to, or involving any benefit authorized, transported, transmitted, transferred, disbursed, or paid in connection with, a presidentially declared major disaster or emergency (as those terms are defined in section 102 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5122)), or affects a financial institution, such person shall be fined not more than $1,000,000 or imprisoned not more than 30 years or both.

Elements of Wire Fraud

1) Defendant voluntarily and intentionally devised or participated in a scheme to defraud another out of money;
2) Defendant did so with the intent to defraud;
3) It was reasonably foreseeable that interstate wire communications would be used.
4) Interstate wires were in fact used.

To Prove Wire Fraud the Government must show:

1) Scheme to defraud by means of false pretenses
2) Defendants knowing and willful participation in scheme with intent to defraud
3) Use of interstate wire communications

What does “Sceme” or “Artifice to Defraud” mean?

The term “sceme” or “artifice to defraud” includes a scheme or artifice to deprive another of the intangible right or honest services.

 

At Criminal Legal Services, our white-collar lawyers are experienced and skilled in representing our clients throughout the entire criminal litigation including, the pre-indictment; preliminary examinations; grand jury proceedings; dismissals; plea negotiations; motions; trial; sentencing; and appeals. Contact us today for a free consultation.

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Criminal Legal Services – Experienced Defense Attorneys

Criminal Legal Services, office located in Southfield, handle criminal cases in virtually every court throughout Oakland, Wayne, Macomb, Livingston and Washtinaw County. Every case is different; however, our attorneys have obtained outstanding results for their clients. The results speak for themselves and although we cannot promise the same outcome for every case, we can promise that a top criminal attorney who specializes in the crimes alleged will do everything they can to obtain the same quality of results. Any misdemeanor or felony carries the possibility of jail time; therefore, you must have the best attorney in the business handle your case. Having the right attorney can make all the difference.

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