Fraud Attorneys

Criminal Defense of Fraud, Theft or White Collar Crime

A theft or fraud accusation is a serious charge that can be tried either in state or federal court. If you are found guilty, you may face heavy fines or prison time. But with the help of an experienced legal professional, the charges against you can be lowered or even dropped altogether.

Call 651-455-1555 today to schedule a comprehensive consultation at no charge to you. We will listen to your story carefully and help you determine an appropriate course of action.

Types of fraud

There are many ways to commit fraud. You may have been accused of any one of the following types of fraud:

  • Mortgage fraud
  • Check or wire fraud
  • Bank or securities fraud
  • Theft by swindle
  • Identity theft
  • Money laundering
  • Internet investment fraud
  • Tax evasion
  • Healthcare fraud
  • Consumer fraud
  • Mail fraud

In each of these types of cases, we use our knowledge and experience to fight the charges and win favorable outcomes.

There are also many types of theft, including:

  • Petty larceny
  • Robbery
  • Grand theft
  • Shoplifting
  • Carjacking, car theft
  • Burglary

Frequently Asked Questions

Theft offenses range from a misdemeanor to a serious felony. Theft of property under $500 is a misdemeanor offense. Theft of property valued at $500 to $1000 is a gross misdemeanor. $1,000-$5,000 is a 5-year felony offense. Theft of property more than $5,000 is a 10-year felony. Finally, theft of property over $35,000 is a 20-year felony.
Finding lost property can lead to theft charges if you do not first make a reasonable effort to find and turn over the property to the true owner. It is best to turn the property over to authorities, if they do not find an owner then it may become yours.

The importance of hiring an experienced fraud attorney

No matter what theft charges have been laid against you, we will dedicate the time and research necessary to build a solid case based on facts. We are dedicated to helping those in need of criminal defense. If you have been accused of fraud or theft, we can help to ensure that your rights are protected. We have the experience necessary to guide you through avoiding mistakes that could damage your chances of success in life with your career, reputation, professional aspirations and personal interests.

Get the legal representation you need

Whether you face state or federal charges, my law office can help you navigate the legal system. We will listen to your story and provide a comprehensive consultation at no charge.

Case Victories

Call Sieben & Cotter at 651-455-1555 to arrange your free and comprehensive consultation, or send a request for more information.
The Sieben & Cotter Law office is located in South St. Paul, making it convenient to access attorneys in Minneapolis and St. Paul, and the Twin Cities metro area. We also serve greater Minnesota and Wisconsin. We know that criminal defense concerns may require more immediate attention, contact Tom Sieben or Patrick Cotter.