Federal Mortgage Fraud Defense
In common terms, mortgage fraud generally involves the misrepresentation of financial information — such as the income of a mortgage loan applicant or the value of a piece of property — in order to secure a loan. Although the two are not identical, mortgage fraud and predatory lending practices often go hand-in-hand. Mortgage fraud and other related white collar criminal charges (bank fraud, mail fraud and money laundering) are increasingly difficult to defend, largely because of the permanent electronic records and computer data that are generated by every loan application or financial transaction.
A conviction on these charges can carry penalties of up to 30 years in federal prison. In the Kansas City Metro Area, these felony criminal cases often arise in the Federal Courts of the District of Kansas and the Western District of Missouri. What is often required is an aggressive defense that includes an exhaustive review of documentation and evidence and determined advocacy by an attorney experienced in the process.
Proven Results in Defending Mortgage Fraud Cases
I am a criminal defense lawyer who has a proven track record of results for people who have been charged with mortgage fraud and other white collar crimes. In cases where an outright acquittal or “not guilty” verdict is not likely or where trial carries disproportionate risk for my client, I have been able to negotiate substantial reduction of charges and mitigation of risk on my clients’ behalf. My law firm is based in Overland Park, Kansas. I serve the citizens of Kansas City, Lenexa, Shawnee, Olathe, Mission Hills, Merriam and the surrounding communities of Johnson County and Wyandotte County, as well as Jackson County, Missouri.
I provide aggressive Criminal Defense of all charges in Johnson County, Kansas, Wyandotte County, Kansas, Jackson County, Missouri, and the entire Kansas City Metro Area including DeSoto, Gardner, Lenexa, Leawood, Mission, Merriam, Olathe, Overland Park, Prairie Village, and Shawnee.
Call today for free consultation to discuss your case: (913) 322-3265. I represent clients facing serious federal criminal charges in the District of Kansas and the Western District of Missouri in Kansas City and in the District of Nebraska. As your defense lawyer, I work harder to ensure that we achieve the best possible outcome in your case.
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