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Welfare Fraud ( Recipient, Internal)

Welfare fraud in California comprises:
1) Recipient fraud
2) Internal fraud

Such frauds are considered as crimes committed when false or incomplete information is given to secure welfare aid, free food stamps or medical benefits from Medi-Cal programs which the individuals may not be legitimately entitled.

Most welfare fraud crime charges tend to be open to the prosecutors’ discretion in filing the case as misdemeanors or felonies.

Penalties upon conviction to a welfare fraud crime include:

  • Probation
  • Fines
  • Restitution
  • Jail time

Leniency on penalties is possible with a quick repayment of monies taken through welfare frauds with the assistance of defense lawyers.

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San Diego Criminal Legal Defense Approach For Fraud Charges

Certain factors must be set in place to prove the innocence of the fraud defendant. It is crucial for the defendant to be proven:

  • A lack of fraudulent intention to commit the fraud crime
  • A victim of mistaken identity
  • Innocent until proven guilty by compelling evidence
  • An entrapment stemming from coercion

Contact Our San Diego Fraud Lawyer for Free Consultation Today!

Our lawyers at the Law Offices of Thomas P Matthew are experienced with fraudulent acts defenses for all types of fraud crime charges.
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