Mohannad Halaweh, 19, is accused of using stolen credit cards to rent a $240,000 McLaren sports car and a $12 million vacation home. Halaweh was arrested after deputies seen him driving an orange 2012 McLaren sports car that was reported stolen from an exotic-car rental company in San Jose.
Detectives discovered Halaweh used stolen credit cards to rent the McLaren for $13,000 and to rent a $12 million vacation home in Glen Ellen for $27,000, which Halaweh threw a house party in that authorities broke up. Halaweh is facing multiple criminal charges including vehicle theft and several identity theft-related charges. Halaweh is being held in lieu of $1 million bail.
This young man still has his whole life ahead of him and a criminal conviction such as this could ruin all possible chances of him having a bright future. As a skilled and qualified criminal defense lawyer, Robert Bernstein represents clients of all ages and all walks of life. He exclusively practices criminal defense and over time he has become recognized as a premier defense lawyer in the greater Los Angeles area.
If you or someone you know is being charged or investigated for fraud, thefts, or identity theft charges, do not hesitate to contact this firm immediately following your arrest. It is time to get an aggressive legal defender on your side. Contact the Law Offices of Robert M. Bernstein today to discuss your case.