If you’re concerned that you or a loved one are in violation of federal banking regulations, it’s helpful to learn what kinds of acts are considered bank fraud.
There are also some issues that the state considers bank fraud. Most bank fraud statutes fall into the forgery category. For example, you’re breaking forgery laws if you illegally change a financial document or the amount on a check, cash a forged check or create a fake real estate deed.
You might already know that fraud involves deceiving a business or individual to gain something of value, but what is bank fraud? And, is bank fraud a felony or misdemeanor? If you’re facing charges related to bank fraud, call the lawyers at Birrell Criminal Defense and get familiar with the facts surrounding bank fraud before you proceed with your case.