What Is Considered Bank Fraud? – Omaha Criminal Defense Lawyer
“Bank fraud” is a broad term that refers to stealing from a financial institution by using deceptive or fraudulent means. This is a very serious crime.
Frequently, people charged with defrauding a bank face federal charges.
Even if the “feds” don’t indict you, facing bank fraud charges in a Nebraska state court is also a serious legal matter.
The possible penalties you face are incredibly harsh if convicted of bank fraud.
It would be best if you did not trust your defense to a lawyer who lacks experience winning tough cases.
Nebraska criminal defense attorney Tom Petersen has over 6,000 cases under his belt since he founded Petersen Criminal Defense Law in 1995. He has the experience you can rely on.
Types of Frauds in Banks
According to 18 U.S.C. 1344, bank fraud occurs when a person knowingly executes or attempts to execute a scheme or artifice intended to