Category Archives: Fraud Charges

Credit Card Fraud Is Very Profitable and Easy to Do, No Wonder Credit Card Crimes Are Happening All Over the Country

Credit Card Fraud involves creating fake credit cards legitimately issued by lenders and to borrow cash or buy things using that credit card without any intention of repaying the credit card debt. Credit Card Fraud can also include identity theft, where legitimate credit cards or credit histories are used to get cash or purchasing power….


Dallas Felony Forgery Case Dismissed

Mr. Lowe’s client was charged with Forgery of a check in an amount more than $1,500.  Mr. Lowe’s client was charged and indicted for a State Jail Felony which is punishable by up to 2 years in the State Jail.  Before Mr. Lowe was hired on his case, the client had failed to appear for…


Medicaid Fraud Is Big (BIG) Target of Both Federal Authorities and Texas Law Enforcement in 2013

Health care fraud — fake billing to Medicare or Medicaid — can be very profitable for doctors, dentists, hospitals, care facilities, home health care providers, equipment suppliers: really, it’s a big temptation for anyone who is in a position to file a payment request to either federal government health care program. Which means that both…


Mortgage Fraud Investigations Finally In the Limelight: Expect to See More Federal Mortgage Fraud Charges in the Future

Mortgage fraud charges are serious felony charges under either federal or state law, and more and more law enforcement efforts are being channeled into investigating financial fraud cases that involve home loans and lenders loaning mortgage money based upon documentation that is later alleged to be fraudulent. Mortgage fraud targeting isn’t new: the Federal Bureau…


Mail Fraud is Popular Federal Charge For Federal Prosecutors – Especially Now that Financial Fraud Crimes are Big Target of Federal Attorney General Eric Holder

Mail fraud? It’s a charge that is filed against more people that many realize. In fact, Texas criminal defense lawyers who represent people facing charges in federal court are well aware that United States Attorneys and federal prosecutors are famous for using the federal mail fraud felony statute against citizens. Their attitude is explained in…


Attorney General for Northern District of Texas Prosecutes Lots of Federal Money Crimes: Fraud, Tax Evasion, Money Laundering, and More

The Office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas has four branch offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Lubbock, and Amarillo.  Since September 2011, U.S. Attorney Sandra Saldana has held the job of top federal prosecutor for this region and she is one of 93 U.S. Attorneys appointed by the President to…


Staged Car Crashes: Dallas Grand Jury Indicts Duncanville Man for Multi-Million Dollar Insurance Fraud Scheme

The Florida legislature has passed special legislation to deal with staged car crashes but faking auto accidents to collect on insurance claims hasn’t been as common a basis for arrests here in Texas — but things may be changing. Investigators Targeting Arrests for Staged Car Crashes to Collect Insurance Money More and more often, all…


FBI Bust $200+ Million Credit Card Fraud Ring: Charging Identity Theft and Fake Accounts, Phony Companies Used by International Organization of Companies and Individuals

Credit Card Fraud is a common crime in federal courts here in Dallas and Texas (and across the country), and most of these federal fraud charges come with sizable amounts in controversy.   Texas fraud defense attorneys are used to defending people facing fraud charges with large amounts of money ribboning through complex scenarios. However,…


Medicare Fraud Sting Operations by Federal Government Includes Senior Volunteers Spying on Doctors and Health Care Providers: Expect to See More National Stings and Sweeping Arrests of Medical Pros in the Future

Be on the look out for seniors in trench-coats if you’re working in the health care industry:  the federal government has proudly launched its latest weapon against health care fraud:  the “Senior Medicare Patrol.” Here’s the description of this new “tool to fight fraud, strengthen federal and private health programs, and protect consumer and taxpayer dollars” as…