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What Constitutes Bank Fraud In Connecticut?

Connecticut Bank fraud encompasses various fraudulent activities related to banking, so it is essential to determine the specific type of fraud you are being accused of. There are two main types, each with its own subcategories. The first type involves unlawfully acquiring a financial institution’s money, property, or assets. In contrast, the second type involves deceitfully impersonating banks or other financial institutions to get money from depositors illegally.

Other forms of banking-related fraud include:

  • Impersonation
  • Money laundering
  • Phishing
  • Check theft
  • Forgery
  • Fraudulent loans or wire transfers
  • Check alteration
  • Accounting fraud

Bank fraud is a serious offense in Connecticut. If you are involved in a bank fraud case, it is crucial to understand the potential penalties and to know what defense strategies are available to you. You can gain further insight by consulting our experienced defense attorneys at The Maddox Law Firm, Inc..

A Federal Crime With Severe Consequences

As per the bank fraud statute, it is emphasized that any form of bank fraud is a federal crime. Penalties include up to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000.

The specific consequences you may face for bank fraud in Connecticut will depend on various factors, such as the nature of the fraud you’re accused of, whether you’re charged with any additional crimes related to the fraud, and the gravity of your situation and criminal history. The court will consider all these factors and others when determining the severity of your penalties.

Not Just Any Lawyer Will Do – Contact Our Highly Skilled Criminal Defense Team

When charged with bank fraud in Connecticut, it is imperative to devise a robust defense plan. Taking swift action and seeking the counsel of our criminal defense team can significantly impact the outcome in your favor.

Do not hesitate to contact The Maddox Law Firm today to discuss your options and learn how we can assist in navigating this challenging situation. We provide the guidance and support you need during this critical time. To schedule your initial consultation, call us at 203-298-3154 or fill out an online contact form. Hablamos español. Nous parlons français.


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