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Civil fraud does not carry the possibility of jail time or fines; criminal fraud can result ... in a local jail, while a felony conviction can lead to multiple years in prison.


May 29, 2014 ... How to Dispute Fraudulent Charges on your Credit Card Statement ... or as a misdemeanor to up to one year in a county jail and a maximum $1,000 ... The consequences there are much worse – as in, 10 to 20 years in prison.


Thousands of people each year fall victim to fraudulent acts -- often unknowingly. While many instances of fraud go undetected, learning how to spot the warning. ... fraud offenses are considered felony crimes and are punishable by jail, fines, ...


Many people accused of fraud have never been in trouble with the police or been ... 1), where the maximum sentence permitted by law is 10 years imprisonment.


Dec 17, 2007 ... Of course, there are many facts that go into a sentencing decision, ... He was given a 10-year sentence, but was let out of prison after only 22 ...


Jul 31, 2013 ... In addition, computer crimes and online fraud performed as part of other ... The term of imprisonment may be served in county jail for up to three ...


Criminal and immigration penalties faced by perpetrators of marriage fraud. ... The law pretty much speaks for itself on what happens to immigrants who commit ... Act § 275(c); 8 U.S. Code § 1325(c)) states that perpetrators can face prison, ... of the immigration laws shall be imprisoned for not more than 5 years, or fined not  ...


Credit card fraud law establishes criminal penalties for the deceptive or ... value was obtained might be punishable by a $25,000 fine and 15 years in prison. ... haven't really done much wrong and your legal problems aren't too serious, right ?


Jul 19, 2016 ... The legal penalties for check fraud can involve either misdemeanor charges ... fraud convictions can result in criminal fines and jail time of up to one year. ... In many states, the dividing line between misdemeanor charges and ...


Fraud of all types costs US consumers millions of dollars every year in increased fees for things like insurance, merchandise, and credit card fees. In fact, credit ...