Orlando Bank Fraud Attorney
Bank fraud is a very serious federal offense punishable by a fine of up to $1,000,000 or imprisonment up to 30 years or both. Any scheme intended to defraud a financial institution can be charged as bank fraud and possibly stacked with charges of mail and/or wire fraud to increase the government’s ability to obtain a guilty plea. Many attorneys who don’t handle federal cases are unaware that the bank fraud statute of limitations is 10 years, not years like most federal crimes.
If you are being investigated for or have been charged with bank fraud, the government has probably already built a strong case against you. Your freedom is at stake, so hiring a skilled federal defense attorney with experience defending bank fraud cases is of paramount importance. You a federal criminal defense attorney with extensive experience with white-collar crimes.
Bank Fraud Charges
Bank fraud is a general term for state and federal crimes that involve knowingly committing or attempting to commit a scheme to defraud a financial institution. There are many different types of bank fraud, involving check fraud, mortgage fraud, loan fraud, credit card fraud, and securities fraud. Although different, they are all very serious and often charged in addition to conspiracy or money laundering.
If you’ve been charged with bank fraud, you need a white-collar criminal defense attorney with experience in state and federal court and expertise with financial crimes. Attorney Dan Eckhart has this valuable experience and knowledge. As a former Special Agent and Federal Prosecutor, he has extensive experience investigating and prosecuting white-collar crimes. He was also General Counsel and Corporate Security Officer for an Orlando private bank and developed relationships with local, state, and federal investigators. As an Orlando criminal defense lawyer, he has defended dozens of people charged with various white collar crimes in state court and federal courts throughout the United States.
Attorney Dan Eckhart will put his experience, knowledge, and credibility among investigators, judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement officers to work for you to help get you the best possible outcome.
Fighting Bank Fraud Charges
Bank fraud charges can be very serious and complex. The government has vast investigative and prosecutorial resources to build a strong case against you. If you don’t have an attorney who has dealt with white collar prosecutors and agents, you are at an extreme disadvantage. You deserve an attorney who will intervene on your behalf at each step in the process
Fighting the government requires experience, knowledge, skill and persistence. Attorney Dan Eckhart will thoroughly investigate the charges against you and assess every possible strategy to get your charges dropped and if necessary, win your case at trial. During his 23-year career with the Department of Treasury and the Department of Justice, he has worked with the financial investigators at FBI, IRS, Secret Service, OCC, FDIC, SEC, the Florida Office of Financial Regulation, FinCen, and the DOJ Asset Forfeiture/Money Laundering. He has personally conducted internal investigations in both the public and private sector and can develop strong arguments as to why matters should be resolved without criminal charges. Many times your case can be handled administratively or through civil courts.
Leverage the Skills, Experience, and Knowledge of Orlando Bank Fraud Attorney Dan Eckhart
Attorney Dan Eckhart will leverage his experience and inside knowledge to protect your rights and freedom. As a former federal prosecutor with extensive experience investigating and prosecuting white-collar crimes, he can communicate effectively with government officials to help persuade them to possibly forego prosecution and decline charging you. If, however, your case does go to trial, he will put his courtroom experience and skills to work defending you.
If you’re facing bank fraud charges, or if you work at a bank and have been questioned, you have too much at stake to trust anyone other than an expert on financial crimes to defend you. Attorney Dan Eckhart knows financial crimes and is an experienced former federal investigator and prosecutor who will fight relentlessly to protect your rights and achieve the best possible outcome for you.
Call us at 407.276.0500 or use the “Tell Us What Happened” form on our website to discuss your case and get started on your defense.