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Credit Card Fraud Defense Lawyer in Brooklyn

Protecting You from Devastating Criminal Consequences

As technology advances, fraud cases related to the internet and credit cards have become more complicated. Law enforcement and prosecutors take an aggressive stance when it comes to pursuing charges for credit card fraud, often seeking maximum penalties.

If you believe you are under investigation for credit card theft, or if you have been charged with credit card fraud, your first step should be to seek legal counsel from a knowledgeable Brooklyn credit card fraud defense lawyer. The Law Offices of Wilson Antonio LaFaurie know how confusing and stressful it is to face criminal charges. We can put our decades of experience to work in your defense.

We are making a difference between an outcome you can live with and one you can't. Call our Brooklyn credit card defense lawyer at (718) 215-9182 or contact us online.

Responding to Charges of Credit Card Fraud

If you are being investigated or charged with a credit card theft or fraud crime, it is tempting to try and explain yourself to law enforcement. However, you should always speak with a criminal defense lawyer before anyone else. Prosecutors will use what you say to law enforcement against you by misconstruing your meaning. An experienced lawyer can help you navigate every stage of your case, represent you in court and when speaking to authorities, and help protect your rights.

Types of Credit Card Fraud

There is no one single definition of credit card fraud, and it is not as simple intentionally stealing and using someone else's credit card.

Common types of credit card fraud include:

  • Account take over crimes
  • Credit card theft
  • Credit card application fraud
  • “Card Not Present” crimes, or CNP crimes
  • Imprint or skimming crimes
  • Fake or counterfeit credit cards
  • Phishing

Of these categories, "card not present" or CNP crimes are some of the most common. Especially with the rise of e-commerce, many transactions now take place over the internet. This means that the merchant is not running your actual credit card. Instead, the card information is merely entered online, so anyone with access to your credit card information can potentially use your card to make purchases online.

Work with a Former Prosecutor

Credit card crimes are tried as felonies. Common penalties include jail time, fines, restitution, and probation. You also risk losing your good reputation, your job, and your standing in your community. As a former prosecutor, Attorney Wilson LaFaurie knows how these cases are handled. We have defended thousands of clients, taking more than 300 cases to trial.

With our extensive experience on both sides of the courtroom, we can provide clients with aggressive legal services. Our Brooklyn credit card fraud attorney will explain all of your legal options to you and guide you throughout the judicial process. When you need an attorney who will be with you from start to finish, call us.

We are always available to our clients. Call The Law Offices of Wilson Antonio LaFaurie at (718) 215-9182.

Reviews from Our Clients

  • I can honestly say if I had hired any another attorney I would not have had the same results.

    “I was truly pleased with the services of Mr. Lafaurie. I had to take care of a few tickets I was given and was not going to be able to make the court date because I did not reside in Brooklyn anymore. ...”

    - Satchel
  • Wilson LaFaurie is especially knowledgable in DUI & DWI offenses

    “Wilson LaFaurie is a skilled trial attorney. He is especially knowledgable in DUI & DWI offenses. I recommend him to anyone charged with a DUI or DWI offense. His reputation for being an aggressive ...”

    - Attorney Izabel Garcia
  • His appearance in every way is wonderful in front of the jury.

    “I met Wilson co-counseling on a feling criminal trial. I am impressed with his skills. His appearance in every way is wonderful in front of the jury.”

    - Attorney Lisa Pelosi
  • His reassurance helped ease my anxiety.

    “We engaged Mr. LaFaurie for a case involving our son. We were extremely pleased with the results of our case (dismissed) and the very efficient, professional manner in which he responded to all of our ...”

    - Donna
  • He met and exceeded our expectations.

    “Mr. LaFaurie is absolutely all class and extremely knowledgeable. When I chose him to represent my friend we knew he was fully capable. He met and exceeded our expectations. He listens to you, gives ...”

    - Felix
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Case Results

  • Not Guilty Driving While Intoxicated
  • Hung Jury; No Conviction Homicide/Murder Case
  • Straight Probation Robbery/Assault Case
  • No Charges Filed Perjury By Victim
  • Not Guilty Verdict On All Charges Driving While Intoxicated For The 3rd Time
  • Reduced to 1 Misdemeanor Charge Credit Card Fraud, Previously Convicted In Outside State
  • Dismissed Sexual Assault Charge
  • License Reinstated DWI Refusal Hearing
  • Full Driving Privileges Restored DWI Refusal Hearings
  • Dismissed DWI/DUI - Six Arrests
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Qualities that Define Excellence

  • 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating
  • Experience as a Former Prosecutor
  • Over 2,000 Cases Handled
  • 300+ Cases Won in Jury Trial
  • Over 25 Years of Experience
  • Se Habla Español

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