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Milwaukee Fraud Lawyer

Accused of Fraud in Wisconsin? Call Ritter Law Office, LLP Today!

Fraud is a serious offense in Wisconsin and can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony. Depending on the circumstances of the alleged fraud, you could be facing serious penalties that could affect your life far into the future. Do not risk your private and professional reputation, you need a Milwaukee fraud lawyer on your side to fight for your rights. At Ritter Law Office, LLP, our Milwaukee fraud lawyer has the experience necessary to defend you against your fraud charges.

What Is Fraud?

In Wisconsin, fraud is generally understood to involve intentional deception or misrepresentation for the purpose of gaining something of value or causing another party to suffer a financial loss. Some common forms of fraud in Wisconsin may include:

  • False Representation: Making false statements, representations, or promises to deceive another person or entity.

  • False Pretenses: Engaging in a scheme where someone obtains property, services, money, or some other thing of value through false representations or pretenses.

  • Forgery: Creating, altering, or using a false document, signature, or instrument with the intent to defraud.

  • Identity Theft: Unauthorized use of another person's personal information, such as their Social Security number, credit card information, or financial records, to commit fraud.

  • Credit Card Fraud: Illegally using someone else's credit card or credit card information for personal gain.

  • Securities Fraud: Deceptive practices related to investments or securities, such as insider trading or misrepresentations about the value of investments.

  • Insurance Fraud: Providing false information or engaging in deceptive practices to obtain insurance benefits or to defraud an insurance company.

  • Mail or Wire Fraud: Using the postal service or electronic communications (such as email or phone) to facilitate fraudulent activities.

  • Bank Fraud: Engaging in fraudulent activities related to financial institutions, such as check fraud, loan fraud, or fraudulent bank transactions.

  • Tax Fraud: Filing false or fraudulent tax returns, underreporting income, or engaging in tax evasion.

Penalties for fraud in Wisconsin can vary depending on the specific circumstances and the severity of the offense.

Types of Fraud Offenses & Penalties in Wisconsin

Wisconsin takes fraud offenses seriously and prosecutes them accordingly. Depending on the circumstances of the alleged fraud, you could face:

  • Misdemeanor Charges
  • Felony Charges
  • Fines
  • Restitution
  • Jail time

Contact Our Milwaukee Fraud Lawyer for a Free Consultation

Charged with fraud in Wisconsin? Consult a Milwaukee fraud lawyer who will help fight for your rights and your freedom. At Ritter Law Office, LLP, our Milwaukee fraud lawyer has the experience necessary to defend you against your fraud charges. We have handled criminal defense cases all across Wisconsin, and we have the resources and the know-how to fight for you.

Contact Ritter Law Office, LLP today at (414) 441-4321 for a free consultation with our Milwaukee fraud lawyer.


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