Facing Fraud Charges?
Fraud is a serious criminal offense that can form the basis for numerous types of charges, both state and federal. If you are facing Hawaiʻi fraud charges, your freedom could be in jeopardy. So, too, your reputation, career, future job prospects and ability to get a loan can all hang in the balance. A swift and strong defense is essential for protecting yourself and your future.
At Harrison & Matsuoka, we provide a skilled defense against fraud charges. Here, you will work with a seasoned defense lawyer who has more than three decades of experience navigating the Hawaiʻi criminal justice system at both the state and federal levels. You can entrust us to fight for you with the detail and determination it takes to secure a positive outcome. We have a proven record of success in all kinds of fraud and white collar crime cases. While no lawyer can guarantee a particular outcome, we can guarantee that we will work diligently on your behalf to challenge the charges.
Broadly speaking, fraud refers to deceiving someone (whether an individual or institution) for financial gain. It can be as simple as misrepresenting your income on a tax return to as complex as a Ponzi scheme – and the countless shades of gray in between.
You can turn to us for a strategic defense against any type of fraud charges, including:
- Banking fraud
- Mortgage fraud
- Tax fraud
- Mail and wire fraud
- Check fraud
- Identity theft
Most of these charges are felonies, and a conviction could mean prison time in addition to steep fines and a permanent conviction on your record. Our defense lawyer can identify your strongest grounds for avoiding the harsh consequences of a conviction.
Start Fighting The Charges With A Free Consultation
If you’re under investigation or facing charges for a fraud-related offense, the clock is ticking. The sooner we get involved, the more we can do to safeguard your rights. Start with a free consultation by calling our office in Honolulu at 808-501-0408 or sending an email. We represent clients statewide as well as people from around the globe facing charges in Hawaiʻi.