In recent years, police and other members of law enforcement have been increasing their stop credit card fraud. Due in part to a need to protect the growing e-commerce industry, law enforcement has been developing more sophisticated techniques for uncovering the fraud and handing down stiffer penalties to those who are convicted.
At the Connecticut law firm of Knight & Cerritelli, LLC, we are dedicated attorneys who meticulously prepare every case to obtain the best outcome for our clients. With more than 35 years of combined experience, our New Haven credit card fraud defense lawyers have built formidable reputations within the legal community as aggressive advocates. Above all, we are here when you need us. If you would like to schedule a complimentary appointment with one of our lawyers, call our New Haven office at 203-624-6115 or click here to tell us about your case online.
Defending Against Credit Card Crimes in Connecticut
Because credit card fraud is not a violent crime, it is categorized as a white collar crime. A form of identity theft, credit card fraud and related crimes encompass a variety of activities, including:
- Stealing an actual credit card
- Using data from another person’s credit card
- Selling data from a stolen credit card
- Counterfeiting credit cards through skimming or other techniques
- Unauthorized use of a credit card
- Opening a credit card with somebody else’s personal information
- Selling items obtained by from stolen credit cards or credit card data
- Buying items with stolen credit cards or credit card data
Whether a credit card has been forged, illegally manufactured or the fraudulently used, the penalties for credit card fraud are severe. Depending on the scope of the fraud, individuals may face ancillary charges such as money laundering or conspiracy.
At Knight & Cerritelli, LLC, our goal is to provide you with the strongest defense possible. As a former police officer, attorney Gregory Cerritelli understands how credit card fraud cases are assembled and where to look for weaknesses in the prosecution’s case against you. Founding partner, attorney Tara Knight, is board-certified criminal trial advocate and is nationally recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America.
Contact Knight & Cerritelli, LLC — Skilled Credit Card Fraud Defense
If you would like to learn more about Credit Card Fraud and the various services we provide, call (203) 624-6115 to schedule a consultation.