The Law Office of Nayib Hassan, P.A., is committed to helping you fight federal fraud charges in Florida. If you are arrested for mail, securities, healthcare, or any other type of fraud, call (305) 403-7323 or contact us online to speak with a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney today.
Florida Criminal Law Attorney Defends Your Rights
If you are charged with any type of fraud offense on the federal level, you must retain competent counsel immediately. Many federal fraud cases are prosecuted harshly and swiftly, and defendants are often used as an example to deter others from committing the same offense. At the Law Office of Nayib Hassan, P.A., in Miami, when you seek our services, we rush to your side, gather evidence, and consult expert witnesses to bolster your defense. No matter if you are charged with bank fraud, bankruptcy fraud, securities fraud, or any other type of white-collar crime, you can count on us to advocate aggressively for you.
If you are accused of knowingly defrauding the healthcare system for your own benefit, you could face serious penalties. According to 18 U.S. Code § 1347, if you are charged with Medicare fraud, you face up to 10 years in prison and/or fines. If someone suffers serious bodily injury as a result of the crime, you face up to 20 years imprisonment.
Federal law explains that healthcare fraud occurs when a person knowingly and willfully:
executes, or attempts to execute, a scheme or artifice to defraud any health care benefit program;
or to obtain, by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, or promises, any of the money or property owned by, or under the custody or control of, any health care benefit program, in connection with the delivery of or payment for health care benefits, items, or services.
At our firm, we have vast experience representing clients accused of fraud. We recognize the severity of your situation and are ready to act promptly to safeguard your freedom.
Whether you are arrested for participation in a Ponzi or pyramid scheme, broker embezzlement, or foreign currency fraud, the penalties you face are serious. Defrauding the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is a federal offense and carries significant prison time. In fact, in addition to costly fines, you could be sentenced to up to 25 years imprisonment.
If you use the United States Postal service, or a private carrier, as part of a plan to defraud, you face federal charges. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you could be sentenced up to 30 years in prison, $1 million in fines, or both.
Knowingly committing identity theft fraud is a federal offense punishable by up to 15 years in a federal prison, $250,000 in fines, or both. You may be charged with identity theft fraud if you possess or manufacturer false state-issued birth certificates and driver licenses, U.S. Social Security cards, or U.S. passports.
Nothing is more important than picking up the phone and contacting a criminal defense attorney after being accused of or arrested on a criminal charge. Even if you haven’t been arrested yet and the police are simply investigating their suspicions, it is in your best interest to pursue legal counsel as soon as you are able to.
At the Law Office of Nayib Hassan, we know that bargaining for lesser charges is often not in the best interest of the client. Many prosecutors will put the pressure on in order to secure a guilty plea, often leading the accused into believing that there’s no way they will be found innocent in a court of law. However, our clients often stand the best chance of being proven innocent or having the charges dropped if we proceed with a trial.
We’ll investigate the evidence available in your case and will exhaust every possible resource in order to put together a strong, compelling defense that meets the prosecution at every turn. We will fight zealously for your rights under the law, regardless of the crime you have been charged with.
Don’t wait to get legal help if you or someone you love have been arrested for a crime or have been accused of committing a crime. Contact Law Office of Nayib Hassan today for a consultation to discuss the details of your case and to determine what the next best step should be.