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The Spodek Law Group is one of the most successful law firms in the USA. Our success comes from the fact we are attentive to details, and take a very pragmatic approach to each and every single case. Our clients turn to us for realistic advice – so they can make the appropriate decisions they need to make personally. Our goal is to make sure your case ends in a positive outcome, not only personally – but for your family as well.


Mail Fraud Federal Defense Attorney

Mail fraud is almost always charged as a federal offense, and this means that the charges are brought by a federal prosecutor. This crime generally involves deception with the intent to obtain some kind of financial benefit or material gain through the use of the postal service.

The interstate postal systems involved might also include USPS and other carriers, and the crimes can still be classified as mail fraud. However, sometimes mail fraud can be prosecuted by the state’s attorney. This is generally an issue of jurisdiction, and this will vary from one case to another. Federal jurisdiction over any criminal activity involving multiple states categorizes most mail fraud cases as felony offenses. However, the actual charges that will be brought for each case are determined by their particular characteristics.

Mail Fraud Crimes

The crime of mail fraud is defined by an intent or scheme to use mail services to obtain material benefit at the expense of someone. There is usually some deceitful intent involved, but it could also involve something like intellectual property. Mail fraud crimes can also include charges of tax fraud and healthcare fraud.[1]

Some mail fraud cases involved the fraudulent use of mail to receive unearned benefits from government programs like Medicare, for example. However, the particular type of mail fraud will vary widely, and this depends on many factors. The defense should be handled by a qualified and experienced criminal mail fraud lawyer who understands how to defend your case against an aggressive federal prosecutor.

Penalties for Mail Fraud

There can be serious penalties for committing mail fraud, and the punishments can include hefty prison sentences. For example, some mail fraud offenses have incurred a 30-year prison sentence. Fines can range widely, but some have been as high as $1 million. The federal judge has the discretion to determine the sentence, but this should make it clear that any action that can be taken to reduce the charges or dismiss the case should be pursued relentlessly.

Using a fictitious address and identity through the postal system can also be grounds for charges of mail fraud. If the prosecutor can prove that there was intent or an attempt was made to commit mail fraud, charges can be brought against the defendant. Generally, the law covers intent and activity; according to 18 U.S.C. § 1341, any attempt to scheme or plan to execute fraudulent activities using the mail system can be prosecuted under this statute. The defense requires a tenacious federal mail fraud defense lawyer; work with a profession who earns your trust and respect.

These charges can cover a range of activities. This might include a fraudulent attempt to sell property that doesn’t belong to the person perpetrating the fraud, for example. If the attempted sale involves using the mail system to convince the buyer to send the money for the illegitimate property, this is a case of mail fraud. The mail fraud charge can also cover a range of schemes involving the postal system. One example of mail fraud was a schemes involving a physician using fraudulent claims of transplanting human eggs. There are many other equally graphic schemes that could be amusing if not for the damages caused to their victims. Mail fraud carries a five-year statute of limitations.[2]

Legal Defenses for Mail Fraud

Avoiding a conviction should be a top priority because a felony count of mail fraud is almost impossible to expunge from your criminal record. The defense of good faith is a viable way for a federal defense attorney to argue that there was no intent to deceive. This is one method that can be used for legal arguments by a qualified federal mail fraud defense attorney, for example. The quality of this defense strategy can make a material difference in the outcome of the case, so only hire the most experienced lawyers for your mail fraud case.

Defendant, Mail Fraud Charges

Facing mail fraud charges can be easier with the services of a federal mail fraud defense attorney. There are many defense strategies available; the one you use will depend on the circumstances of the case. For example, if the mail fraud happened because a letter was improperly handled during delivery, the blame might be reduced because there was no intent. If you handled the mail in a scheme without knowledge of the contents, and you had no other involvement in the scheme, the charges might be dropped or reduced.[3]

There are many other defense techniques available when you contact a qualified federal mail fraud defense lawyer. This might include tactics like proving that the mishandled mail didn’t contribute to the actual execution of fraudulent activities. The court might rule against you even if the mail played an incidental role in the fraud scheme, but there are other defense methods that can be used during the process. Since the burden of proving fraud is on the federal prosecutor, your legal defender can increase this burden until reasonable doubt is reached. Contact a federal mail fraud lawyer to discuss the details of your mail fraud case.



Charle Butler
Charle Butler
I was hesitant to hire the Spodek Law Group. I read reviews and knew they have a great reputation. However, I thought I would spend money and not see or speak to my attorney. From the beginning to end of my case Todd and the entire staff were available and willing to help. We worked towards and end result that was way above my expectation and Todd delivered. I am forever grateful for patience and long days and night spent working on my case. Thanks Todd and the entire team!
Mesonista parsons
Mesonista parsons
My attorney at Spodek was Abigail. She was very knowledgeable and helpful with all my questions and concerns, as well as responsive. Her fees are affordable and Abigail took the time to make sure I understood everything relating to my case. I highly recommend Abigail and will request her services in the future.
debabrata chakraborty
debabrata chakraborty
Todd A Spodek is the experienced and best criminal lawyer at USA. He is very professional and always respond on time. Alex also very cooperative and always help me. They took care me and my problem like family member. I am 100% satisfied for their professional service. My result was unexpected and amazing. They dismissed my case. I am really grateful to them. I will recommend you to go there if you want to solve your problem. I wish all the best for them.
Asata Hendricks
Asata Hendricks
Truly appreciate the work the guys did!. Exceptional team & I know they care about each and everyone of their clients. I am super thankful to be referred to Spodek Law Group and I am grateful Todd & Alex were able to work diligently to achieve an outcome I am pleased with. Despite COVID they stayed on top of things and kept me informed every step of the way. Very thankful.
Mike Moroff
Mike Moroff
I'm very satisfied with the services rendered by Todd, Alex and Mary Lou. I whole heartedly recommend Spodek Law Group . I've worked with and have retained other attorneys in the past with Todd's firm being the cream of the crop for many reasons. A very serious legal matter was resolved after a year's hard work and effort. Todd expertly guided me through the process and was able to navigate and make the good journey bearable as well as successful. Mary Lou initially provided excellent assistance before referring my case to Todd. Alex's support was effective and timely. The customer portal (MyCase) is an invaluable communication tool that also kept track of my case. Various aspects of my case were explained and there were several options provided but I made the final decision of how the case would be handled. The legal fee was reasonable considering the effort and amount of work plus it was a flat fee regardless of the length of time required to conclude my case. Todd made himself available to me and we had many scheduled meetings to go over the progress and to discuss the next steps. I felt more confident after many discussions with him. You will not go wrong choosing Spodek Law Group for legal matters.
Josh Katz
Josh Katz
Being that it was the first time that I was in need of an attorney, I was afraid and hesitant and knew I needed the absolute best. It is beyond understood why Spodek Law Group has a reputation of being the top, if not the best law firm in New York. Alex and Abigail were there every step of the way even at the most unconvenient hours. I could not have asked for more. They are extremely good at what they do and they delivered much much more than just winning my case. A big thank you to Alex and Abigail for all the guidance and counseling and their upmost loyal support that extended far more than just legally. If you need the absolute best than don't hesitate to hire Spodek Law Firm.
I cannot tell you how thankful I am to Todd and Alex for their hard work and dedication to my case. I had never been in any trouble before but I had an unfortunate event occur and in the midst of COVID-19 at that therefore I knew I needed a team that was dedicated to my success. Today- my case has been finalized and I’m walking away with no record and can continue life as a mother and a Grad student worry free. I cannot express enough gratitude for their assistance.
AnnMarie Soliman
AnnMarie Soliman
I received a summons and called Spodek law group for a free consultation. Alex took my call and was very quick and responsive. He was available anytime through multiple platforms and very reassuring when needed. They are extremely organized and thorough. They got my case dismissed! I’m very grateful. Thank you Alex and Todd!



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