Credit Card Fraud

Orange County Credit Card Fraud Lawyer

The term credit card fraud is a blanket legal term used to describe any act involving illegal use of a credit card or similar payment method. Credit card fraud is often used to fraudulently obtain funds, goods or services. Credit card fraud is a serious crime in California that brings with it severe legal and financial consequences. Penal Code sections  484e-j, 487,496, 505, 502.6, 530.6, and 530.8 are just some of the sections used to prosecute credit card fraud.

Credit Card forgery Attorney in Newport Beach, California

If you have been accused of, or charged with, credit card fraud in Orange County please call Irvine, CA Credit Card Fraud Attorney David E. Swanson at 949-477-3030. You may also email Mr. Swanson here.

Types of Credit Card Fraud

There are many types of credit card fraud that can be committed. These include obtaining credit cards illegally through the mail, using lost or stolen credit cards and using counterfeit credit cards. Accessing someone else’s credit card accounts, account numbers, personal identification numbers (PIN) and obtaining equipment for instruments used to carry out the fraudulent act are also forms of credit card fraud.

California Credit Card Fraud Law

A credit card conviction, like many other white collar offenses, can carry with it an extended prison sentence and very expensive fines, court costs and attorneys fees. Your reputation, employability, and freedom can also be impacted. If you have been accused of credit card fraud, or are being investigated regarding the fraudulent use of credit cards it is in your best interest to consult with a skilled Newport Beach California Credit Card Defense Lawyer.

Let an Orange County Criminal Attorney Work for You

Working with a competent Newport Beach Credit Card Fraud Lawyer is in a good idea as they will plan a strategic and sound defense for you as the state and federal prosecutors will be relentless in their investigation. Call Irvine, CA Fraud Defense Attorney David E. Swanson at 949-477-3030. Mr. Swanson can also be reached via email by clicking here. With many years serving those charged with fraud in Orange County, California he will aggressively fight for your rights while attempting to minimize the consequences of your charges.

The Law Office of David E. Swanson handles all types of white collar criminal offenses throughout Orange County, California. This includes Fullerton, Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Irvine, Santa Ana, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, Bolsa Chica, Newport Beach, Corona Del Mar, Laguna Beach, Costa Mesa, Orange, Laguna Niguel, Mission Viejo, and San Clemente..