Fairfax County, Virginia

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Fairfax VA Felony Check Fraud, False Pretenses, ALL 4 CHARGES DISMISSED


4 Felony false pretense check charges under VA Law 18.2-178 for allegations of writing fraudulent checks were DISMISSED. Client avoided felony conviction and prison time.

§ 18.2-178. Obtaining money or signature, etc., by false pretense.

A. If any person obtain, by any false pretense or token, from any person, with intent to defraud, money, a gift certificate or other property that may be the subject of larceny, he shall be deemed guilty of larceny thereof; or if he obtain, by any false pretense or token, with such intent, the signature of any person to a writing, the false making whereof would be forgery, he shall be guilty of a Class 4 felony.

Learn more about Fraud Law here: Virginia Fraud Laws | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of embezzlement, false pretenses, check fraud, forgery and white collar crimes

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