Financial Offences - Fraud and Theft

If you have been charged with fraud or theft, you may be facing some serious ramifications. Therefore, it is only fitting that you have the best lawyer to defend you and represent you in the court of law.

The following are examples of crimes that fall under the financial offences category:

  • Securities and credit card fraud
  • Forgery
  • Employee/identity theft
  • Internet crime
  • Money laundering
  • Possession of counterfeit documents
  • Smuggling
  • Using proceeds of a crime
  • Breach of trust
  • Conspiracy

Only a sophisticated defence lawyer with a savvy problem-solving approach can analyze the evidence thoroughly and properly. When it comes to handling lawsuits involving fraud, James Lee carefully analyzes the case against you to look for weaknesses in the prosecution’s case.

Let Us fight for What’s Just

In most cases that involve complex financial transactions or losses of funds, parties often play blame games. James Lee understands that, usually, the mistake is an honest one and he also knows the difference between a deliberate crime and an honest mistake. That’s why he clears up the entire picture of a financial transaction from the outset in order to look for all of the possible defences to fight against your criminal charges.

Identity Theft

There are severe ramifications to the convictions owing to identity theft charges. It can impact your future negatively. Failing to protect yourself could severely damage your career as well. Therefore, it’s important to protect yourself in every way possible, which is where the skills and expertise of a professional lawyer come into picture.

To build a solid case and strong defence for yourself, you can rely on James Lee’s expertise in the field of law and particularly those involving identity theft cases.

He represents people facing following charges:

  • Credit card fraud such as credit card skimming or using somebody else’s card
  • Internet fraud or crime
  • Forgery, such as the falsification of passports
  • Passing off as someone else by stealing their identity

Such cases are often hard for the Crown to prove. Therefore, the accused typically has a good chance of avoiding a conviction in these situations.

Get in touch with James Lee for implementing the best course of action if you are facing these charges.

Property Crimes

These are the crimes that involve possession of stolen property, breaking and entering, robbery, theft, and mischief.

  • Theft – This involves intentionally taking something which is not one’s own property. This can be either absolute or temporary.
  • Mischief – A mischief is said to have occurred when the accused damages or destroys a property, rendering it inoperative or useless. This interferes with the lawful usage, operation or enjoyment of the said property and also interferes with the person who has the right to lawful usage and operation of the property.
  • Possession of Stolen Property – It involves possessing a thing or a property (with knowledge and control of the said item) when the person accused of possession doesn’t have the permission from the owner.
  • Break & Enter – When the accused breaks and enters a property and attempts to commit or commits an indictable offence.
  • Robbery – Actual or attempted theft of an item while using violence or threats of violence to a person or property. If a firearm is used during a robbery, the accused stands to face a mandatory minimum punishment of 4 years of imprisonment at the very least.