Defending against federal fraud allegations requires a lawyer experienced at handling these cases. George Murphy is Board Certified in Criminal Law and has successfully defended those accused of federal fraud charges throughout his career. As a federal mail fraud defense attorney, George Murphy has handled multiple cases for those accused of illegally obtaining money or valuable items using the United States Postal Service, and he understands the complexities of federal mail fraud law and how prosecutors use these laws. As a Houston criminal defense lawyer, he is positioned to effectively serve the Houston-Galveston area.
Mail fraud is a commonly charged federal offense, which includes any scheme or plan to unlawfully obtain money or valuables in which the postal system is used at any stage or point in the commission of a crime. Federal mail fraud charges are typically charged along with other types of fraud, such as conspiracy and mail fraud. The potential punishment for being convicted of mail fraud is a sentence of up to 20 years in prison, or up to 30 years in prison if the fraud affects a financial institution, and a fine of up to $1,000,000.
If you’ve been accused of federal mail fraud, George Murphy will fight hard on your behalf. As a former Assistant District Attorney, George Murphy understands how prosecutors use mail fraud charges and how to defend his clients against these accusations. By bringing the strength of his knowledge of the legal system, and his years of experience as a criminal defense attorney throughout the Bellaire area and beyond, George Murphy will effectively represent your case when you need to defend yourself against mail fraud charges.
Contact George Murphy by email, or call at 713.658.1960, for a free case consultation if you are facing federal mail fraud charges or other federal criminal charges.