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Charged with Mail Fraud in New York?

Nassau and Suffolk County Criminal Defense Lawyers

If a person uses the United States Postal Service (USPS) in order to unlawfully steal or obtain currency or other items, he or she is committing mail fraud. This white collar crime can be punished at the federal level, since the USPS is responsible for delivering all mail within the nation, and it is associated with serious penalties.

If you have been charged with mail fraud in New York, Foley Griffin is committed to pursuing the outcome and justice you desire. We have successfully defended countless individuals against all types of mail fraud charges and possess the extensive knowledge of federal and state laws.

Examples of mail fraud charges we handle are the following:

  • The misrepresentation or failure to deliver mail-order products
  • Demanding payment for items that were not ordered
  • Tampering with mail
  • Employment fraud
  • Financial fraud
  • Fraud against older citizens
  • Lottery and sweepstakes fraud
  • Telemarketing fraud

Mail Fraud Law & Penalties

Mail fraud is using the service of mail to defraud another individual, business, financial institution, or government agency of money or property. Each element of the offense must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt by the prosecution.

The secure a conviction for mail fraud, the U.S. Attorney needs to prove:

  • The postal service or mail communications were used
  • A purpose to scheme or artifice to defraud
  • Involvement of false pretensions, false promises, material misstatement, or other misrepresentations
  • An intent to deprive another party of property/assets or of honest services

Mail fraud is punishable by a maximum prison sentence of 20 years and a fine of up to $250,000. Furthermore, an organization convicted of mail fraud can face up to $500,000 in fines.

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