Law Office Of Thomas P. Moore, PLLC
San Antonio Bank Fraud Defense Attorney
In Texas, bank fraud is considered a serious crime with severe consequences. It is an intentional act involving false representation, deception, or misrepresentation to obtain unauthorized funds or assets from a financial institution. The penalties for bank fraud in Texas can range from significant fines to long-term imprisonment, making it essential to seek professional legal counsel if you face these charges.
At the Law Office of Thomas P. Moore, our experienced criminal defense attorneys understand Texas’s complex legal landscape of bank fraud cases. We are dedicated to providing our clients with the aggressive and strategic representation they need to protect their rights and secure a favorable outcome. I have a deep understanding of the criminal justice system and will work tirelessly to develop a defense strategy tailored to the unique circumstances of your case.
The Elements of Bank Fraud in Texas
To be convicted of bank fraud in Texas, the prosecution must prove several elements beyond a reasonable doubt. These include:
- Intent to defraud: The defendant must have intended to deceive or mislead the bank or financial institution to obtain unauthorized funds or assets.
- False representation or deception: The defendant must have used false information, such as a false name, fake identification, or falsified documents, to carry out the fraud.
- Knowledge of the fraud: The defendant must have been aware that their actions constituted bank fraud.
- Loss to the bank: The bank must have suffered a loss due to the defendant’s actions.
Defenses to Bank Fraud Charges in Texas
If you have been charged with bank fraud in Texas, it is essential to seek the help of a skilled criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. Your attorney will work with you to develop a defense strategy tailored to the specific circumstances of your case.
Some of the most common defenses to bank fraud charges in Texas include the following:
- Lack of intent: The defendant did not intend to defraud the bank or financial institution.
- Lack of knowledge: The defendant was unaware that their actions constituted bank fraud.
- Insufficient evidence: The prosecution has not provided enough evidence to prove the elements of bank fraud beyond a reasonable doubt.
- Entrapment: The defendant was induced or coerced into committing the fraud by law enforcement.
Protect Your Rights and Future with the Law Office of Thomas P. Moore.
If you are facing bank fraud charges in Texas, it is essential to seek the help of a skilled criminal defense attorney. At the Law Office of Thomas P. Moore, our experienced attorneys are dedicated to providing our clients with the aggressive and strategic representation they need to protect their rights and secure a favorable outcome. Contact us today at (210) 864-5435 to schedule a consultation and learn more about how we can help.