Theft involves the unlawful taking of another's property and is one of the highest invasions of property rights. One form of theft is fraud. Fraud can be proven by showing that the suspect (1) made a false statement of a material fact, (2) the suspect knew the statement to be false, (3) the intent of the suspect was to deceive the alleged victim, (4) the victim justifiably and reasonably relied on the false statment, and (5) the victim suffered injury. Making a false statment of fact can either be by express statements or implication.
The Times-Leader reports that a local man was arrested after a routine traffic stop in Hanover Township on Wednesday morning. The man reportedly submitted forged hotel and restaurant bills to his insurance provider.
Whether in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Hazelton, Honesdale, Tunkhannock, Stroudsburg, or anywhere in NEPA, the first step in securing a fair trial is to contact a NEPA fraud attorney today. A Wilkes-Barre criminal defense lawyer will ensure that your rights are protected!