Fraud, or theft by deception, is the intentional receiving or withholding of another person's property by the use of deception. Deception can be in the form of false identification, failure to disclose information relevant to the transaction between the parties, or failure to correct a false impression which the deceiver knows the impression has influenced the property owner.
Con-Men are the most widely recognized group of people that commit fraud. They lure innocent citizens into their schemes with promises and a slick attitude and then steal anything and everything from the unsuspecting victim. If you are victim of fraud or accused of fraud, call a white-collar crimes lawyer today!
The Scranton Times-Tribune reports that a Clarks Summit "con-man" claims he cannot afford a lawyer even though he is accused of "swindling" over $2 million! The accused claims that his assets have been frozen by the government and therefore he can't pay an attorney to defend his legal rights.
If you have been charged with a serious felony such as fraud, then you need to contact a Lackawanna County criminal defense attorney in order to ensure that your legal rights are aggressively protected. Whether in Scranton, Honesdale, Montrose, Stroudsburg, Tunkhannock or Wilkes-Barre, an aggressive and experienced Clarks Summit criminal defense lawyer can navigate you through the complicated criminal system - and will fight for your rights!