Check fraud is a serious crime that can carry with it civil and/or criminal penalties. If you have been charged with writing a worthless check in Florida, you need an experienced check fraud defense attorney in Orlando like Hugh McDonnell.
Charged With Check Fraud?
Mr. McDonnell has over 20 years of experience helping clients protect their rights and retain their freedoms when charged with a crime, including check fraud.
Acts of Check Fraud
The actual act of check fraud involves the use of checks to acquire funds or assets that do not belong to you. Banks have a very strong interest in protecting from this type of fraud and will not hesitate to pursue those who commit check fraud.
Examples of check fraud include:
- Writing a bad check
- Floating a check
- Kiting a check
- Forging a check
Defending Against Accusations of Check Fraud
The penalties for check fraud vary depending on the amount of money that was obtained, the complexity of the scheme, and whether or not the defendant has any prior convictions. All check fraud carries the risk of criminal charges. You need a skilled criminal defense attorney on your side to help you understand the charges against you, the penalties you face, and your defense options.
We invite you to explore each page to learn more about our fraud defense services.
Hugh McDonnell is an attorney in Orlando who helps individuals who have shown poor judgment or made simple mistakes by committing check fraud. He will work hard to get the charges dropped and minimize the impact the charges may have on your life.
Contact The Florida Practice For Worthless Check Defense
If you have been charged with committing check fraud in Florida, contact The Florida Practice at 888-422-4200. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to discuss your situation in a confidential consultation.