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Federal mail fraud laws 18 U.S.C. 1341 § 1341
The Spodek Law Firm and Attorney Todd Spodek know mail fraud is a federal crime with significant implications. 18 U.S.C. 1341 governs postal fraud. This law defines postal fraud as deception by mail. Mail fraud requires a fraudulent strategy, desire to deceive, substantial deception, and postal system usage.
From scams to prizes, postal fraud is a serious felony. Marketing or religion lure consumers into these schemes. Late-night infomercials preachers may sell “Miracle Spring Water” for a donation. If the preacher uses the letter to deceive, this is postal fraud.
Mail Fraud Sanctions
The Spodek Law Firm and Attorney Todd Spodek warn that mail fraud can have serious repercussions. Mail fraud can result in 20 years in federal prison and a court fine. Postal fraud involving banks or federal disaster assistance money carries higher sanctions. The sentence may be 30 years in federal prison and $1,000. The court may order restitution for the victims.
Postal fraud defenses
You have mail fraud defenses, according to the Spodek Law Firm and Attorney Todd Spodek. The most common defenses include no intent to mislead, no mail use, and unreasonable search and seizure.
Bank, wire, and mail fraud are related. Wire fraud involves using Western Union or the internet to commit fraud. Bank fraud involves defrauding banks. Like mail fraud, both acts carry harsh penalties.
The Spodek Law Firm and Attorney Todd Spodek can help with mail fraud problems. FAQs and answers:
Mail fraud—federal or state? Both, but federally.
Mail fraud statute of limitations? Mail and wire fraud has a five-year statute of limitations, except for financial institutions.
Can I be charged with postal fraud if I didn’t mail anything? letter fraud is possible if you promoted your strategy by letter.
Can I seal my mail fraud conviction? No, mail fraud is a federal criminal.
The Spodek Law Group and Attorney Todd Spodek can help with postal, bank, wire, or other criminal charges. Our experienced attorneys and investigators will evaluate the charges against you and create a strong defense. Based on the circumstances, we strive tirelessly to minimize or discharge charges for our clients.
We appreciate the severity of the matter and that a mail fraud conviction may make it hard to find job, an apartment, or a house. We provide a free case review to tell you what to expect and how we can help.
We have represented many clients accused of mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, and other felonies at the Spodek Law Group. We can address any legal issue.
Mail fraud penalties:
Mail Fraud Fines
20 years in federal prison and a court-determined fine
Postal fraud involving government disaster relief funds or banking institutions.
30 years in federal prison and $1 million fine
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