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Identity Fraud

Identity Fraud Offence Solicitors

Our dedicated team of Identity Fraud Offence Solicitors provides expert legal advice and representation for individuals accused of committing identity fraud.

Identity fraud is a serious offence that authorities take very seriously. Accusations of identity fraud can be highly stressful for those involved and their loved ones. As identity fraud cases are often complex, seeking legal advice early in the process is crucial.

How We Can Help You

For over 20 years, BKP Solicitors has successfully guided and represented clients in serious and high value fraud cases. Our solicitors are skilled and experienced in handling complex cases, vigorously challenging the evidence against you. We have a formidable reputation for providing the best defense possible in serious high value cases.

Throughout your case, we will:

  • Liaise with authorities on your behalf
  • Counsel you on what to say if asked for information
  • Represent you during questioning
  • Ensure your rights are protected and that you are treated fairly
  • Advise you on your plea
  • Apply for bail if necessary and minimise its impact
  • Fully prepare you for trial
  • Provide expert representation in court
  • Help you protect your reputation
  • Advise and assist you on the appeals process if necessary

What Is Identity Fraud?

Identity fraud occurs when an imposter dishonestly uses another person's or organisation's identity to benefit themselves or others, causing a loss for the victim. This offence covers a wide range of situations, including:

  • Opening bank accounts using another person’s identity
  • Using someone else's bank account without authorisation
  • Applying for credit cards and loans using stolen identities
  • Ordering goods using stolen identities
  • Taking out mobile phone contracts using stolen identities
  • Obtaining official documents such as passports or driving licenses in stolen identities
  • Applying for benefits using stolen identities

Internet Identity Fraud

Internet identity theft involves obtaining personal data from individuals, such as names, addresses, passwords, and bank account details, to commit fraudulent activities, mostly related to money. This can occur through various means, from simple to sophisticated methods.

Our team of Identity Theft Defence Lawyers specialises in cybercrime and computer based fraud cases, ensuring thorough examination of investigations and vigorous defence of your case.

Penalties for Identity Fraud

Penalties for serious identity fraud cases can be severe, including lengthy prison sentences and substantial fines. Additionally, a conviction may impact future job prospects and the ability to obtain important financial services.

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