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Orlando Mortgage Fraud Defense Attorney

Experienced Defense Against Mortgage Fraud Charges in Florida


What is Mortgage Fraud?

Orlando Mortgage Fraud Defense Attorney - Michael DicembreMortgage fraud is a term used to describe a broad variety of criminal actions where the intent is to materially misrepresent or omit information on a mortgage loan application to obtain a loan or to obtain a larger loan than would have been obtained had the lender or borrower known the truth. In federal courts, mortgage fraud is prosecuted as wire fraud, bank fraud, mail fraud and money laundering, with penalties of up to thirty years imprisonment. Fighting a mortgage fraud case requires special skills, extensive legal knowledge and a lot of experience in the criminal justice system. The mortgage fraud defense attorneys from Dicembre & Nace in Orlando, have represented many clients in the past, and will be honored to work with you too.

With the state of the economy, in recent years there has been an increase in mortgage fraud criminal cases and investigations of mortgage fraud. Mortgage fraud, a white collar crime, is a federal crime which a defendant "knowingly and intentionally" provides false information or "knowingly and intentionally" omits required information on loan applications and other loan documents for the purpose of being approved for a mortgage loan.

Providing false information or omitting required information on a loan application is legally considered defrauding another by deliberately creating a loss to a person or institution through the use of deceit.

Mortgage fraud is a serious criminal offense which prosecutors, if able, may try to attach additional charges to the indictment such as:

  • Conspiracy;
  • Bank fraud;
  • Identity theft;
  • Wire fraud;
  • Mail fraud;
  • Or other types of fraud which may coincide with mortgage fraud.

Other types of fraud which may be added to the indictment may include:

  • Fraud for Profit;
  • Occupancy Fraud;
  • Income Fraud;
  • Employment Fraud;
  • Failure to Disclose Liabilities;
  • Appraisal Fraud;
  • Cash-Back Schemes.

If you have questions, concerns, or legal needs regarding mortgage fraud charge defense or other criminal defense issues, we urge you to seek the legal advice of an experienced Orlando mortgage fraud defense. Contact us today at 407-649-1999 or fill out the online form provided on this page to schedule a free confidential legal consultation.

An experienced mortgage fraud defense attorney from our law firm will seek to have the charges dropped, reduced, seek probation instead of jail or prison time, and when necessary, ensure that your rights are protected and will seek the best possible results on your behalf during your trial.

If you are charged with mortgage fraud, or any other criminal offense, it is important to be well informed regarding the charges against you, your legal rights, options which may be available to you, viable defense strategies, and if the case goes to trial, aggressive defense of your legal rights and freedoms.

Contact our Orlando Florida Mortgage Fraud Lawyers

The criminal defense team of Dicembre & Nace in Central Florida, has the knowledge, skills and experience you need to protect your rights in court if you are charged with mortgage fraud. Call us today at 407-649-1999 or fill out our online form and one of our highly experienced Florida mortgage fraud attorneys we will contact you back as soon as possible.

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