Los Angeles Identity Theft Attorney

Charged with Identity Theft in Los Angeles?

Identity Theft refers to a fraud crime where someone obtains personal information of another and uses that information to steal money or goods using that person’s information. Identity theft is a crime which continues to receive more media attention, public awareness and subsequently law enforcement investigation and criminal prosecutions. The FTC (Federal Trade Commission) has estimated that as many as 9 million Americans are the victims of identity theft each year. As such, law enforcement agencies are harshly prosecuting the crime of identity theft. This is a felony white collar crime which carries serious penalties.

Los Angeles criminal lawyer, Robert M. Bernstein is experienced with helping clients who have been arrested, are under investigation, or have been charged with identity theft in California. At the Law Offices of Robert M. Bernstein, we understand that these charges are serious and could, in certain circumstances, result in lengthy prison sentences, fines, restitution and other penalties.

Many tactics are used to acquire the necessary personal information for the crime of Identity theft. People will steal mail, go through a person's trash and steal personal information using the internet, hacking into a computer or database and internet phishing to commit identity theft. Because the internet is so vast and contains so much information, identity theft crimes as well as a number of other fraud and theft crimes are committed using the internet. In these cases, a defense attorney must have knowledge specific to this field in order to be effective and defend his client to obtain the best results.

Los Angeles Identity Theft Defense Lawyer

Los Angeles Attorney Robert M. Bernstein has the experience, specific knowledge and resources available to help clients who are facing identity theft charges. Because of this, he is able to understand the details of the charges his client is facing and therefore build an appropriate defense strategy based upon that. No matter the specific identity theft charges you may face, or what you have been accused of, it is important to consult an attorney who can help you determine what can be done to protect your rights, your future and your freedom.

Have you been arrested or are you under investigation for identity theft? Contact Robert M. Bernstein today!

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