Fraud Lawyers

Fraud Lawyers in Newcastle, Central Coast, Sydney and NSW.
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Fraud Lawyers and Fraud Offences in NSW

The most common fraud offence is contained in section 192E of the Crimes Act

 

According to section 192E, a person who, by deception, 

  • dishonestly obtains property, or 
  • dishonestly obtains financial advantage or 
  • dishonestly causes financial disadvantage  

 

is guilty of an offence. 

The definition of dishonest can be found in section 4B of the Act, which states 

dishonest means dishonest according to the standards of ordinary people and known by the defendant to be dishonest according to the standards of ordinary people.

 

How can I defend myself against a Fraud charge?

Fraud is a very serious offence, carrying a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment. If you have been with a fraud offence it is vital that you seek legal advice. An experienced criminal lawyer will be able to get you your best result.

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