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Fraud Over $5,000 LAWYER

 

What is Fraud Over $5,000?

Fraud is a broad term that encompasses conduct which includes deceit, falsehoods, dishonesty, or other fraudulent means. Frauds can describe a variety of conduct where a person acted alone or with others, or where an attempt was made to commit a fraud but none occurred. Fraud over $5,000 is where the subject-matter of the fraud exceeds $5,000, compared to a fraud under $5,000. Frauds can be committed through acts or omissions, such as withholding materials facts from potential investors or providing misleading information about employment income on a loan application. There does not have to be an actual loss for a fraud to occur. The must only be a risk of a loss or economic deprivation. There must also be subjective knowledge that the conduct could cause a loss or put another’s economic interest at risk. That subjective knowledge can include intentional acts or acts which are done recklessly as to its consequences.

Our Toronto Based Lawyers Can Help with Fraud Over $5,000 Charges

An allegation of committing fraud that involves a substantial amount of money not only carries a stiff penalty if you are convicted, but it can severely and permanently damage your reputation. If you are arrested or even believe that you are under investigation for fraud totalling over $5,000 you should seek out experienced counsel to discuss your options and how to protect your legal rights and interests.

Under the Criminal Code of Canada, any person who is found guilty of fraud over $5,000 is guilty of an indictable offence that is punishable by a term of imprisonment up to 14 years. If convicted of fraud in excess of one million dollars, the Criminal Code of Canada imposes a minimum jail sentence of two years in the penitentiary.

You need the expertise and experience that Damien R. Frost & Associates can provide.

Damien R. Frost is a Toronto criminal defence lawyer who has more than 30 years of experience handling white collar crime cases, including high value fraud cases such as:

In Ontario, people facing these allegations are also charged with different types of theft offences. Mr. Frost and his associates understand the importance of taking action right away to help minimize the consequences you are facing. From their extensive experience handling these types of cases, they know that it can be difficult for the Crown to prove all the elements necessary to sustain the charges and win a conviction. They will work hard to expose these flaws and seek the best possible outcome.

Do Not Wait Until You Have Been Charged — Contact a Lawyer Today

If you are facing criminal charges or even suspect that you are under investigation, it is important to talk to a lawyer as soon as possible. Being proactive can preserve the possibility to settle issues before you are charged with any type of serious criminal offence that may damage your record and reputation. Before talking to the police, call 416-923-1900 and contact Damien R. Frost & Associates for a free 30-minute consultation.

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