Counterfeiting is a major concern for law enforcement organizations. Counterfeit items, documents, and money can cause havoc for the ways industry, citizenship, and the economy are supposed to work. Counterfeiters make millions of dollars through their actions, but when they are caught, the consequences can be dire. Depending on what was counterfeited, the crime can range in severity from a Class A misdemeanor to a first-degree felony.
If you are being accused of counterfeiting, you need an experienced legal team working on your behalf to protect your rights and freedom. The Milwaukee criminal lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C. have been handling cases like yours for decades. Contact us at (414) 271-9595 to learn more about how we can assist you.
Types of Counterfeit Documents
As the technology to make false documents has become much more readily available, counterfeiters have found increased ease, success, and profits in making false government documents, including:
- Drivers licenses
- Social Security Cards
- Green Cards
Because of the considerable problems that these and other types of counterfeit documents may cause, penalties for this type of crime are often much more severe than those for similar types of criminal action.
If you have been accused of counterfeiting government documents, you will be facing a tough legal battle. The Milwaukee counterfeit document lawyers at Hart Powell, S.C. are well-versed in difficult criminal defense proceedings. Call us at (414) 271-9595 to discuss the details of your case with a qualified member of our legal team today and begin formulating your defense.
Written by Michael Hart & Craig PowellLast Updated : January 13, 2016