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Fraud Charges in Marietta

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Any intentional deception of a person for personal gain or monetary gain is considered fraud. According to Georgia law, fraud is a form of theft crime that is heavily prosecuted. Although this is not a violent crime, you may still be facing lengthy prison sentencing, fines, restitution and probation. If you or a loved one has been arrested, you need to act now to ensure that your rights are protected and your freedoms are actively defended.

At The Merchant Law Firm, our team of dedicated legal professionals stands to provide you with outstanding representation after an arrest. If you are facing charges of fraud, you need to contact our firm right away.

Arrested for fraud? Even a charge of fraudulent activity or investigation into a criminal act can have very serious repercussions on a person's life. In order to be convicted of fraud, the prosecution must prove that you committed fraud based on existing facts and evidence and that you intended to cause the victim or victims deception in order to make a personal gain or damage the victim.

Depending on the jurisdiction that you are tried in, prosecutors will usually have to prove that the fraud was committed with criminal intent with the direct deception of an individual or group of individuals.

Types of Fraud

Fraud can occur in a number of situations and with the development of the internet, fraudulent activities have become easier to carry out. Common types of fraud may include financial fraud, such as job scams and Ponzi schemes, hacking, spam, spyware and identity fraud, money laundering and malware. If you were charged with online fraud, you will need to act quickly to ensure that your rights are protected.

At The Merchant Law Firm, our team will investigate the entirety of the circumstances leading up to your arrest and if any evidence was obtained unjustly or unlawfully, we will use this as a plan of attack in defending your good name.

The Merchant Law Firm – Dedicated Representation

Are you ready to retain the legal defense of a trusted criminal defense attorney? At The Merchant Law Firm, we stand ready to provide you with aggressive representation for your case. We understand that this time in your life may be confusing and difficult, but we are ready to defend your rights and freedoms. When you work with our firm, you will be working with tried and true defense lawyers who have logged thousands of hours as aggressive litigators.

If you have questions or concerns regarding your situation and how working with a Marietta criminal defense attorney can benefit your case, contact The Merchant Law Firm today and schedule a free case evaluation now.

Why You Should Entrust Our Firm:

  • Respected Legal Commentator

    Ashleigh Merchant is frequently featured on local and national news media, where she is asked to share her commentary on major cases.

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    Included in the 2014 Georgia Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ edition. This list is compiled after thorough peer reviews and nominations.

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    Named among the Georgia Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ for 2009 through 2011. The list includes 2.5% of attorneys in the state.

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    Both our attorneys have earned the prestigious 10.0 Superb score on Avvo, which is the highest rating an attorney can receive.

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