Legal Services for Victims of Fraud
Updated on Tuesday 13th December 2016
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If you believe you are a victim of fraud or money laundering scam it is necessary to know that you can contact the local enforcement authorities, but also our team of criminal defence solicitors in London. Fraud means a prejudicial or illegal benefit, or to leave an individual without his legal rights.
Types of frauds in the UK
Fraud comes in many forms nowadays and here we present a few examples that our criminal defence solicitors in London can deliver suitable guidance and legal assistance:
1. Identity theft is when your private details are taken and identity fraud is when those details are used to execute fraud. Identity theft occurs when impostors access information about someone’s identity, like their name, date of birth or existing addresses, to commit identity fraud like opening a bank account, obtain credit cards, taking over your existing accounts. Identity theft can take place whether the fraud victim is alive or dead. Our defence solicitors in London will precisely read, analyze and summarize your case in order to provide suitable information and legal guidance.
2. Individual fraud means any fraud that aims at an individual directly and can differ from deceits affecting businesses. Here we mention the following types of individual fraud: internet dialler frauds, abuse of a position of trust, land banking scams, goods sold as an investment, miracle health scam, etc. The criminal lawyer in London will provide you with legal assistance and guidance if you are a victim of individual fraud like the ones mentioned above.
3. Cyber crimes mean any criminal act dealing with computers, smartphones and networks that are made against individuals or groups of individuals with an immoral motive to intentionally harm the status of the victim. Additionally, cyber crime also comprises traditional crimes conducted through the internet and here we mention phishing scams, cyber stalking, distribution of viruses, identity theft, distribution of indecent photos.
Legal advice if you are a victim of fraud
If you are a victim of identity fraud or identity theft, you should instantly take some elementary steps to avoid further crimes from occurring and to restore your good name and credit. Navigating through the scheme as a victim can be time-consuming and unclear, so it is necessary to ask immediately for legal advice and proper help from our team. Our criminal solicitors in London will accurately read, examine and review your situation, our team being specialized in a wide range of cyber stalking crimes, identity theft and other cyber frauds.
Please feel free to contact our team of defence lawyers in London, in order to receive legal services if you are a victim of fraud.