Facing Wire Fraud Charges in Denver?
Get Experienced Help from a Denver Criminal Defense Lawyer!
In short, the federal offense of wire fraud is using interstate wire communication
to defraud another individual of their money or property. That could be
using the telephone, western union, the internet or any other electronic
form of communication that crosses state borders. Some of the most common
forms of computer wire fraud include e-mail scams, phishing, identity
fraud and more.
Because wire fraud is considered to be a
federal crime, it is important to obtain legal representation from a Denver criminal
defense attorney that is experienced in federal courts. At my firm, the
Law Offices of David L. Owen, Jr., P.C. I have the experience of multiple federal wire fraud trials, and have
a record defending my clients against a wide variety of charges. I use
an aggressive and results-oriented defense strategy in every case I take,
and I always make sure my clients have direct access to me in the event
they have questions or need assistance.
Call the Law Offices of David L. Owen, Jr., P.C. today for a
free consultation and let me help you stand up against your charges!
The Four Elements of Wire Fraud
In order to successfully prove that the accused is guilty of wire fraud,
the prosecution must demonstrate that four different elements of the crime
were present. As a skilled
criminal defense attorney, I can help by fighting back against these accusations, and work to show
that your actions did not meet these criteria.
- By definition, these four elements must be present to warrant a conviction
of wire fraud:
- The defendant devised or intended to devise any scheme to defraud or obtain
money or property by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations,
- The defendant acted with the specific intent to defraud or obtain money
or property by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations,
- The defendant used interstate or foreign wire communications facilities
or caused another person to use interstate or foreign wire communications
facilities for the purpose of carrying out the scheme
- The scheme employed false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, or
promises that were material.
Wire fraud is a felony, and due to its status as a federal crime, it carries
severe penalties. Each individual act of wire fraud is counted as a separate
offense, which can land you 20 years or more in prison in addition to
large fines for each count.
Don’t face these consequences alone;
contact the Law Offices of David L. Owen, Jr., P.C. now!