Fraud is committed when an individual or organization that deliberately misrepresents the truth in order to obtain gain from others. The most common crimes committed under fraud include consumer fraud, credit fraud, insurance fraud, business fraud and healthcare fraud.

The following are the other crimes considered as fraud in California:

• Bribery;
• Burglary;
• Credit Card Fraud;
• Embezzlement;
• Extortion;
• Forgery;
• Healthcare Fraud;
• Identity Theft;
• Insurance Fraud Theft;
• Internet Fraud;
• Mail Fraud;
• Receiving Stolen Property;
• Tax Fraud;
• Theft;

Each of the abovementioned crimes has its attendant imposable penalties and facts needed to convict the accused under the law.

The crime of fraud is a serious matter in California. Should you be or know anyone facing any of these charges, do reach out to the lawyers at the Law Offices of Ramiro J. Lluis for a free consultation today.