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Mail Fraud vs Wire Fraud

Federal Mail Fraud and Wire Fraud Defense Attorney

pencil laying on top of a mail fraud documentAny fraudulent activity that involves any electronic communications can result in charges and penalties for wire fraud. This crime is codified at 18 U.S.C. § 1343 and under that statute a person could face 20 years in prison and be heavily fined! You need a wire fraud defense lawyer from NeJame Law to help you fight any charges against you.

Mail fraud is similar to wire fraud. Mail fraud involves an attempt to defraud someone by using the United States Postal Service or any other mail carrier. To be charged with mail fraud, an individual's use of the mail system to defraud must be intentional. Since mail fraud is a federal crime, a person that is charged with mail fraud can also face some very harsh penalties.

Mail and Wire Fraud Penalties

Both mail fraud, title 18 US code 1341, and wire fraud, title 18 US code 1343, carry a maximum 20 year sentence, depending upon the amount of loss caused by the scheme to defraud as well as other factors identified in the federal sentencing guidelines.

In the case of a loss to a financial institution or a scheme which impacts on a presidentially declared major disaster, the maximum penalty is increased from 20 years to 30 years.

If you have been accused of any type of fraud you can expect to be charged with either mail fraud or wire fraud as well. This is an easy thing for prosecutors to prove but with an experienced wire fraud or mail fraud or defense lawyer from NeJame Law, we can fully investigate your case and effectively advocate for your freedom. We have two former United States Attorney's on our criminal defense team who have years of experience litigating in Federal court. You do not need to look any further. Help is Here!

Contact Our Federal Mail Fraud or Wire Fraud Defense Attorney

Have you or someone you know been accused of federal mail fraud or wire fraud? Help is Here! Contact a wire fraud defense attorney from NeJame Law today. We have the knowledge and skills to help you obtain the best possible outcome on your case.

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