The term “bank fraud” can refer to a number of separate offenses, all of which are serious. The team of qualified lawyers at Tacopina Seigel & DeOreo defend clients accused of committing New York and federal bank fraud offenses. Based in New York City, our law firm represents individuals and organizations in the financial industry and other areas of business, tailor our defensive strategies to the specifics of each case.
Bank fraud can take many forms, including the following:
No matter the severity of the accusations made against you, we are prepared to zealously defend your actions and assert your rights. One common defense to a charge of bank fraud is lack of intent. If a person is accidentally caught up in a money laundering operation but genuinely believed that the money is being moved through lawful means, they did not knowingly participate in the criminal activity.
Some bank fraud prosecutions charge individuals with trying to obtain assets from a bank by fraudulent means. Some accuse bank officers or employees with misrepresenting financial information.
Depending on the details of the alleged crime, bank fraud can be charged as a federal or state offense. The federal crime of bank fraud occurs when a person knowingly executes or attempts to execute a scheme or artifice to:
Our seasoned criminal law attorneys build meticulous defenses to both federal and state charges.
Based in New York City and practicing throughout New York, the criminal defense attorneys at Tacopina Seigel & DeOreo represent individuals accused of bank fraud offenses. To schedule a free initial consultation with a member of our respected legal team, call 212-227-8877 or contact us online.