Credit Card Fraud Defense

Credit card fraud is a serious crime with serious consequences. If you have been accused of using a lost or stolen credit card, or using someone else's identity to fraudulently apply for a credit card, you need legal representation from a skilled criminal defense attorney.

The Law Offices of David T. Schlendorf in Toms River, New Jersey, represents clients accused of white collar crimes, including credit card fraud, identity theft, online fraud and other charges. Whether the allegation involves Internet or mail fraud, or a combination of the two, Mr. Schlendorf is deeply familiar with the intricacies of cases involving fraudulent activities.

Experienced Credit Card Fraud Defense Lawyer Serving Ocean County Area

As a former prosecutor, David T. Schlendorf has knowledge of the prosecution's strategies, benefiting clients facing serious criminal charges. He is also a certified criminal attorney, a designation held by just 2 percent of the state's criminal lawyers. Mr. Schlendorf draws upon years of experience as a criminal defense attorney to effectively defend clients accused of serious theft crimes.

Phishing And Online Credit Card Fraud

Attorney Schlendorf also defends clients charged with online credit card fraud crimes such as:

  • Making false statements when applying for a credit card on the Internet: Mr. Schlendorf will force the prosecution to prove that you made false statements to obtain a credit fraudulently.
  • Online credit card theft: This can involve charges of stealing a credit card and using the number online; receiving a stolen, lost or misdirected credit card number; and buying or selling credit cards online.
  • Fraudulently using a credit card online: This can mean using a card number when you knew it was revoked or forged, pretending to be the cardholder, and receiving goods or services obtained through the use of a stolen credit card number.

Like other computer crimes, online credit card fraud sometimes requires the prosecution to use forensic experts who may examine your computer in search of evidence. It is important to have a knowledgeable lawyer who can protect your rights during the search and ensure that law enforcement adheres to the rules governing evidence-gathering.

Online credit card fraud is usually a federal charge. David T. Schlendorf appears regularly in federal court and knows the processes and procedures thoroughly. He also understands federal sentencing rules that apply to these charges and takes the steps required to minimize their consequences to clients.

Contact Our Lawyer Today In New Jersey

If you are under investigation for credit card fraud, remember that you have rights: the right to remain silent, the right to a lawyer of your choice and the right to a fair trial. Call the Law Offices of David T. Schlendorf at 866-895-9668 or contact the firm online to arrange a mutually convenient, confidential discussion of your legal issue with an experienced credit card fraud lawyer. Mr. Schlendorf serves clients throughout New Jersey, including those in communities such as Toms River, Lakewood, Long Branch, Monmouth County and Burlington. He also handles federal cases nationwide.