Fraud refers to the act of dishonestly acquiring property, money, or valuable services through deception, falsehood, or other fraudulent means. The Criminal Code of Canada encompasses fraud-related offences in sections 380 to 382.
Various Forms of Fraud
Each fraud category has distinct intricacies and might involve different investigative authorities, such as the police, Canada Revenue Agency, or provincial regulatory bodies.
Fraud can take many forms, including:
- Identity theft
- Credit card fraud
- Insurance fraud
- Mortgage fraud
- Securities fraud
- Tax fraud
- Investment fraud
The Significance of Legal Representation
Having an experienced criminal defence lawyer is crucial when facing fraud charges. They can assist you in navigating the intricacies of the legal system, safeguard your rights, and devise a solid defence strategy tailored to your specific situation.
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