Mail Fraud

If you've been charged with mail fraud in Georgia, you need the experienced attorneys at Conaway & Strickler, P.C., at your side, protecting your rights and freedoms as you face these serious criminal charges. Our extensive experience defending the rights of the accused in the federal courts and our dedication to pursue your defense to the best of our abilities helps assure you of the best possible outcome in your Georgia mail fraud case.

Mail fraud is a serious federal crime that involves using the United States Postal Service to defraud others out of money, property or services. First enacted in 1872, the law has since been expanded to include radio, television, the Internet and private carriers such as UPS and Federal Express. Conviction for mail fraud can carry fines and prison terms of up to five years for each count. If a financial institution is involved in the scheme, penalties increase to up to 30 years in prison and up to $1 million in fines.

Atlanta Mail Fraud Lawyers

With the stakes so high, hiring an experienced legal team like the Atlanta mail fraud lawyers at Conaway & Strickler, P.C., to defend you is an absolute must. Mail fraud cases can get quite complicated. They typically involve a number of parties, including the defendant or defendants, the USPS or other carrier, and the alleged victim or victims. Depending on the complexity, a mail fraud case can take years to investigate and prosecute.

The defense typically centers on intent. Prosecutors must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant or defendants used material means through the mail, radio, television or Internet to intentionally deceive and defraud. Our knowledgeable attorneys will launch an independent investigation into the allegations against you and provide our own expert witnesses to strengthen your position. We provide thorough and vigorous legal representation and utilize a defense strategy designed to achieve the best possible outcome in your case.

If you've been charged in a federal mail fraud case, call our Atlanta criminal defense firm to schedule a confidential, free initial consultation.