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Attorney for Financial Crimes

If you have been accused of a Financial Crime, look to the help of legal professionals with a winning record in court. Call us today at (312) 466-9466 to learn more or arrange an in-office consultation.

Financial crimes vary greatly in their scope and complexity. They can be as simple as adding a zero to a check, or as complicated as Ponzi schemes involving fake investments and phony corporations.

In State court, financial crimes usually involve forgery, or deceptive practices, though the number of mortgage fraud and identity theft prosecution is on the rise. In addition, there are State laws against computer crimes, (see 720 ILCS 5/16D), Identity Theft, (see 720 ILCS 5/16G), and financial crimes involving financial institutions (see 720 ILCS 5/16H).

Other types of fraud, such as those involving securities, are typically prosecuted in Federal court (for a discussion of Federal financial crimes, see the Federal Crimes section of this website). Some types of fraud, like Medicare or Medicaid fraud must be prosecuted in Federal court. There are dozens of State and Federal laws in this area. For an in-depth discussion of a specific case, call the Law Office of Steven R. Hunter today for an office consultation.


Top Chicago Lawyers for Financial Crimes

Our firm has helped defendants in a wide variety of financial crime cases, including but not limited to the following:

  • Forgery Cases - The most common defense to forgery is lack of knowledge. It is not enough for the prosecution to prove that an individual possessed or delivered a forged check.
  • Fraud and Deceptive Practices - A Deceptive Practice occurs when a person has the intent to defraud and uses threats or deception to obtain property or services.

Financial Crime Cases Handled by Our Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers

These cases are examples of the work we have done in defending those who have been accused of financial crimes. Please be aware that every case is unique and every client has special circumstances. It is unethical for an attorney to guarantee any particular outcome.

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