Fraud Defense Lawyers

White collar crime is not just a term to describe the crimes committed by business executives.  In fact, many “white collar crimes” are committed by people of various income levels and occupations.  The term “white collar crime” covers a wide variety of offenses, including:
•    Bad Checks
•    Identity Theft
•    Welfare Fraud
•    Embezzlement
•    Insurance Fraud
•    Election Fraud
•    General Fraud
•    Forgery
•    Perjury
•    False Swearing
•    Credit Card Fraud/Access Device Fraud
•    Counterfeiting/Piracy/”Bootlegging”
If you have been charged with a white collar crime, contact the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Bickerton & Bickerton for a consultation.

Recently, prosecutors have been cracking down on the various fraud offenses.  Most fraud offenses are considered to be crimes of confidence.  In other words, people are charged for benefiting from violating the trust of another.  Other fraud offenses are charged when a person makes a false statement to law enforcement or to another agent of the government.  Some of the fraud crimes in Pennsylvania include:

•    Bad Checks

•    Identity Theft

•    Welfare Fraud

•    Embezzlement

•    Insurance Fraud

•    Election Fraud

•    General Fraud

•    Forgery

•    Credit Card Fraud/Access Device Fraud

•    Counterfeiting/Piracy/”Bootlegging”

•    Perjury

•    False Swearing

•    Unsworn Falsification to Authorities

•    False Reports

Many defendants who are facing a fraud charge often have no prior criminal record.  With Bickerton & Bickerton, you will have an attorney who can help you through the process whether or not it is your first offense.  If you have been charged with a fraud offense, contact the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Bickerton & Bickerton for a consultation.