Scheme to Defraud and Credit Card Fraud under Florida Law

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney, Leslie Sammis, discusses a recent scheme to defraud and credit card fraud case case result in Hillsborough County, FL.

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"Organized Fraud" or "Scheme to Defraud" can be charged under Florida Statute Section 817.034 which alleges that a person engages a ongoing course of conduct and systematic scheme with the intent to defraud someone by fraudulent or false promises, pretenses, representations, or willful misrepresentations about some future act in order to obtain property from another.

"Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card" can be charged under Florida Statute Section 817.61 which alleges that a person used a credit card to obtain certain services, money, goods, or anything else of value by misrepresenting himself as the cardholder with the intent to defraud another person.

If you have been charged with Employee Theft or Embezzlement by your employer, or the serious criminal offense of scheme to defraud or credit card fraud contact a Tampa Theft Attorney to discuss the accusation that has been made against you in Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Polk County, Pasco County, Hernando County, Manatee County, Sarasota County or the surrounding areas throughout central Florida.

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