FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: Felony credit card larceny charge (VA Code 18.2-193 – carrying up to 10 years in prison) and a felony credit card forgery charge (VA Code 18.2-192 – carrying up to 20 years in prison) were both DROPPED with a plea to the misdemeanor credit card fraud charge (VA Code 18.2-195 – carrying up […]
Alexandria, Virginia: Marina Medvin’s client has walked out of the trial courtroom today as a free man after being accused of 9 felonies relating to credit card number theft and fraud. ALL charges were DISMISSED on defense counsel’s motion during the trial. He was facing charges of credit card theft under VA Code 18.2-192, credit […]
WHAT IS FRAUD?
The common factor in fraud crimes is deceit or lying. Fraud occurs when you knowingly misrepresent the truth, or conceal a fact, to cause someone to do something they would not have done but for the misrepresentation or concealment. It’s basically stealing by lying.