If you have been accused of fraud, you may be wondering what your life will look like after the case ends. The fraud stories you may have seen on the news tend to involve big banks, celebrities, or corporations that deal in shady practices. They involve massive amounts of people and money, often spanning over a number of states or even countries. When a story is big enough to make the front page, it typically involves years behind bars or massive amounts of fines.
These penalties can be daunting, but they are not applicable to every fraud case. Charges related to a one-time incident of credit card fraud are not going to be tried in the same way as the [...]