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Bank Fraud in California

Let Our Bakersfield Criminal Defense Attorneys Fight Tirelessly for You

Bank fraud is a serious federal crime with potentially life-altering consequences. If you are convicted of bank fraud, not only must you serve a lengthy prison sentence and pay expensive fines, but your personal relationships and professional reputation may suffer permanent harm.

If you are facing bank fraud charges in California, you need to obtain experienced legal counsel from a qualified attorney. Our Bakersfield criminal defense lawyers at Campbell Whitten understand what it takes to protect your rights and prevent the potential consequences of white collar crimes, including bank fraud.

Federal Prosecution for Bank Fraud Crimes

Bank fraud is a white collar crime where a person intentionally and knowingly carries out a scheme to defraud a financial institution – through the use of fraudulent means to obtain money, property, and other assets that are owned or under the control of a bank or other financial institution. Mail and wire fraud, falsifying documents, forging checks, and even counterfeiting bank documents are several ways to commit bank fraud.

Unlike many forms of fraud, bank fraud is defined as illegal under U.S. federal legislation, which means that these offenses will be under investigation by federal authorities and prosecuted under federal law instead of state law. Under federal law, bank fraud is punishable by a maximum prison sentence of 30 years and a fine of up to $1,000,000.

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Defrauding a federal institution that is insured by the federal government is a crime that is taken extremely seriously by federal authorities and prosecutors. Our Bakersfield criminal defense lawyers provide powerhouse defense for anyone who stands accused by their government of violating the law. Do not hesitate to get our aggressive and experienced legal help today.

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