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What is the Penalty for Wire or Mail Fraud?

What is the Penalty for Wire or Mail Fraud?

Fraud is a criminal act and form of intentional deception perpetrated for gaining profit or personal gain. There are several different kinds of fraud and so Florida legislature has responded with a new act. The Florida Communications Fraud Act is a consolidation of former fraud statutes that considers it to be a crime to defraud another individual through mail, internet, fax, phone, or any form of communication. Florida Fraud in Boston According to the Associated Press, four Florida men have been indicted in Boston in a $3 million scheme in which they used application packages nearly identical to a free federal application to scam struggling homeowners out of hundreds of dollars at a time. The men arrested were 42-year-old Christopher Godfrey of Delray Beach, 40-year-old Dennis Fischer of Highland Beach,… […]

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