Zealous advocacy for those facing credit card fraud charges

In the not-too-distant past, those charged with credit card fraud were typically accused of taking another person's card from their wallet, stealing a card right out of the mail or other decidedly straightforward actions.

Fast forward to the present, however, and the crime of credit card theft has changed dramatically thanks to the advent of sophisticated computer equipment, advanced software and wireless internet. Indeed, everything from fraudulent websites and emails to so-called skimmers and other hacking techniques are now used to grab credit card numbers en masse.

What this means, of course, is that federal law enforcement agencies -- including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Secret Service -- have taken a very keen interest in cracking down on credit card fraud, putting their extensive resources to work, and deploying a seemingly limitless stream of agents to identify suspects and make arrests.

What this also means, of course, is that those placed under arrest on suspicion of credit card fraud will be subject to federal prosecution. As such, there's a possibility that in addition to these credit card fraud charges, they could be facing federal charges for identity theft and/or wire fraud.

Given the stakes involved -- lengthy prison sentences, large fines -- it's absolutely imperative that those facing credit card fraud charges meet with an experienced and dedicated legal professional as soon as possible.

At O'Brien Hatfield, PA, the majority of our practice is dedicated to two areas: federal criminal defense and white collar defense. We have extensive experience handling these complex matters, and will do whatever it takes to protect your rights and your future whether that means negotiating with the prosecution or taking your case to trial.

To learn more about our services in this area, please visit our website.

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