California Communication Fraud Attorney
Have You Been Charged With Communication Fraud? Time Is Not On Your Side!
In California, being charged with communication fraud can come with hefty fines, jail time, and a record that can follow you for life. Do not face this charge alone; let Weber Law help you today!
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California Communication Fraud Charges and Penalties
What is Communication Fraud?
Every person who transmits or causes to be transmitted by means of wire, radio, or television communication any words, sounds, writings, signs, signals, or pictures for the purpose of furthering or executing a scheme or artifice to obtain, from a public utility, confidential, privileged, or proprietary information, trade secrets, trade lists, customer records, billing records, customer credit data, or accounting data by mean of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, personations, or promises, is guilty of communication fraud.
Examples of communication fraud include but are not limited to making a telephone call that advances the scheme to defraud, like scamming or phishing, sending an email that advances the scheme to defraud, or initiating or causing someone else to initiate a wire transfer of money in connection with a scheme to defraud.
What is the Penalty?
The penalty for communication fraud, also known as false or fraudulent wire, radio, or television communications, is imprisonment for up to 1 year, a fine, or both.
As the penalty can range so widely, it is important to have knowledgeable legal counsel who can advocate for the lowest sentence possible for you.
Even as a Defendant, you still have Rights! Make sure yours were not violated!
Even as an individual facing criminal charges, you have rights, and it is important to know those rights and make sure that they were not violated in any way when you were arrested or charged. Without extensive knowledge of your rights when it comes to police searches, Miranda rights, and your rights when it comes to arrest, it is extremely difficult to get a dismissal or reduction. Do not try to fight these charges on your own; Weber Law is ready to help you today.
Contact Weber Law immediately if you’ve been charged with communication fraud. We offer a free confidential case evaluation – serving Los Angeles and the surrounding areas.
What Should You Do If You Have Been Charged With Communication Fraud, And How Can WEBER LAW Help You?
If you are being prosecuted for communication fraud in California, no matter the circumstances, there are a few ways that Weber Law can fight for you. There are defenses against the crime of communication fraud, including a simple mistake of the information. Weber Law can help lower the charge to a lesser crime, lower your sentence for less jail time, lower your fine amount, or represent you at trial. Do not face these charges alone; let Weber Law work for you.
By looking at potential evidence such as video surveillance, your criminal record, and potential eyewitness testimony, Weber Law will make sure to look at all the details of your case. At Weber Law we are experienced in defending these charges, winning these cases, and creating an outcome you can be happy with—an outcome that will allow you to live a life free of a criminal charge. Being convicted of communication fraud can have impacts on the rest of your life; let Weber Law help you navigate the criminal justice system. The court room can be a very intimidating place, let Weber Law do the work for you. If you or anyone you know are being prosecuted for communication fraud in the state of California, call Weber Law today for a consultation.
CA Penal § 538.5, False or fraudulent wire, radio, or television communications.
CA Penal Code § 17, Felony; misdemeanor; infraction; classification of offenses
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