Fraud & Forgery Charges in Nampa, ID
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Non-violent financial crimes, such as fraud and forgery, can have serious consequences for the accused. Financial penalties are likely, as is imprisonment if one is convicted. These charges are also often brought in federal court, where federal prosecutors and investigators generally have more experience and resources than their state counterparts.
At Gulstrom & Govia, we are prepared to take on state and federal cases involving fraud, forgery, and other white collar crimes. Our attorneys have more than three decades of combined legal experience and have the resources to effectively investigate and defend financial crime cases. With a Nampa white collar crime attorney from our firm by your side, you have the invaluable opportunity of avoiding a conviction or even avoiding charges in the first place.
Early involvement is crucial in fraud and forgery cases. Call us at (208) 502-5006 for a free consultation!
Sentencing for Fraud & Forgery in Idaho
The penalties for forgery in Idaho may range from 1 to 14 years in prison. Financial penalties will also apply, and these may total tens of thousands of dollars, depending on the extent of the alleged crime. To secure a conviction, the prosecuting attorney must prove that you:
- Altered, falsely created, illicitly copied, or wrongly endorsed letters, deeds, receipts, checks, wills, codicils, federal reserve notes, currency, bank notes, promissory notes, stock certificates, powers of attorney, or other documents; and
- You did so with the intent to deceive, defraud, prejudice, or damage another person.
The penalties for fraud are similar and may range from 1 to 10 years in prison, along with a fine of up to $1 million if you are charged with major fraud against the United States.
Do not jeopardize your future with sub-par legal counsel. Call Gulstrom & Govia at (208) 502-5006 and work with an experienced, dedicated team.