Credit Card Fraud Solicitors in London
Updated on Monday 25th March 2019
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Have you been accused of credit card fraud? Our criminal defence solicitors in London can represent you in every stage of your trial and offer you the proper defence because we are experienced in different types of credit card frauds. We can also represent the victims of credit card frauds, no matter the complexity of the case. The credit card fraud consists mainly of compromising personal information from credit/debit or store cards. Somebody can steal your personal information from the card you use by theft or any other way and then use the information to make purchases or to dispose of the money.
What types of credit card fraud exist?
Starting from less serious credit card frauds like duplicated or stolen cards and continuing with organized criminal activities, credit card fraud is met in an alarming percentage on an international scale, including the UK. There are varied types of credit card frauds, among which the following mostly used:
- Duplicating cards - the information found on a credit card can be duplicated and can be used under different names. Duplicated cards having the original name of the owner can be user for varied financial transactions.
- Skimming – this is the type of credit card fraud that involves a PIN entry device which records the information of a card right from the ATM, without for the person who withdraws money to know.
- Card trapping is approximately the same with skimming with the mention that credit cards can be retained by the ATM machine.
- Card holder not presented transactions – the stolen information from a credit card can be used to different purchases on the internet.
- Phishing and advance fee frauds – hackers use and send specific emails through which they want to obtain credit card details.
Our credit card fraud solicitors in London are at your service if you are a victim of the above-mentioned crimes or if you have been accused of credit card fraud in UK.
What is money laundering through credit card frauds in UK?
Using fake credit cards is a serious crime for which offenders can be sent to prison. But there are also severe cases of money laundering involving credit card frauds which are used for the purchase of high-value goods or for money transfers outside UK. This, in most cases, hardens the job of the authorities in UK, especially in cases of international money laundering involving cross-border credit card frauds. If you have been accused of credit card frauds in UK, we recommend you get in touch with our criminal defence solicitors in London and ask for legal advice.
The applicable legislation for persons accused of credit card frauds
The Fraud Act 2006 is the set of laws that comprises information about the penalties for credit card frauds in UK. The use of fake cards, the possession of fake cards, money laundering by using credit card frauds or the offence of obtaining services dishonestly are only a few of the criminal acts stipulated by the Fraud Act 2006 and especially the Fraud Act for False Representation. We remind that you can talk to our credit card fraud solicitors in London who can offer the necessary legal advice and representation if you have been a victim of fraud or if you are accused of such serious crimes.
How is the evidence used in credit card frauds?
Illegal devices, fingerprints, electronic parts, computers, mobile phones or the evidence of money trail through varied transactions can be used as evidence by the police and the prosecution in credit card frauds in UK. In most of the cases, the head of such operations is intercepted in a credit card fraud by the police through varied methods among which the cell-site analysis. Do not hesitate to get in touch with our credit card solicitors in London and ask for immediate legal support.
The defence in credit card frauds in UK
It is extremely important to have a solid defence if you have been accused of credit card frauds in UK, and our criminal solicitors in London will receive the necessary support in this matter right from the police station. If the offenders are connected to evidence like phone calls, the defence strategy can be created on the basis that the person was not involved or he/she was innocent and involved in such a case without his or her will. A comprehensive analysis of the case will start as soon as you decide on our credit card solicitors in London. Our legal advisors will have to verify all the evidence involved in the case before the trial starts. The experience of our criminal defence solicitors in London will play a major role and we remind that they deal with cases involving money laundering through credit card frauds, skimming of cards and duplication of cards.
Choosing our criminal defence solicitors in London
Credit card frauds are serious accusations and persons found guilty of such crimes may face huge penalties and imprisonment for a long time. Having a good criminal solicitor in London who can represent your case is the first thing to consider when dealing with severe accusations of credit card frauds. On the other hand, if you have been a victim of credit card frauds, it is mandatory to ask for legal advice and representation and get in touch with our team.
Please feel free to contact our credit card fraud solicitors in London for more details and free initial consultation.