1. Home
  2.  » 
  3. Federal & White Collar Crimes
  4.  » 
  5. Fraud
  6.  » Mortgage Fraud

Defending You Against Charges Of Mortgage Fraud

Since the housing crash over a decade ago, the government has taken aggressive action against those accused of mortgage fraud. Depending on the specifics of your case, you may also be facing charges of bank fraud, wire fraud or mail fraud. Given the severity of these charges, it is important to have a lawyer by your side who has experience defending their clients in court.

Sapone & Petrillo, LLP, has created positive results for clients facing charges at the state or federal level. From our office in New York City, our experienced federal criminal lawyers have created positive results for a variety of clients accused of white collar crimes. A New York City federal criminal defense attorney will examine the specifics of your case. Our lawyers will create a compelling defense to protect your rights and preserve your future in the face of these charges.

What Forms Does Mortgage Fraud Take?

Mortgage fraud is a complex fraud charge that can come in a variety of different forms. These include:

  • Providing false information with an application
  • Providing documents with an application that is forged or altered
  • Inflating a property’s value to increase profits in resale
  • Equity skimming through mortgaging a property and renting it without making payments

If you have been accused of these or any other form of mortgage fraud, the attorney you choose can mean the difference between extensive penalties and protecting your freedom.

Our lawyers have experience not just in defending our clients tenaciously in court but also in complex charges like mortgage fraud. We will examine all the evidence and documents relevant to your case to build a defense that addresses all aspects of the charges against you and protects your rights.

Schedule A Consultation With A New York City Federal Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been charged with mortgage fraud, don’t wait. Contact a NYC federal criminal lawyer at our firm by calling 646-844-3445​ or contact us online. Schedule a discussion with one of our criminal defense attorneys today.