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Tag: Fraud

Food stamp fraud defense

Food stamp fraud: misstating facts on an application Firstly, there are a few different food stamp fraud charges.  One version of the offense focuses on simply filling out the application incorrectly.  Section 946.92(2)(a) of the Wisconsin Statutes indicates: (a) No person may misstate or conceal facts in a food stamp program application or report of income,…

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Welfare fraud defense

What is welfare fraud? Welfare fraud, or public assistance fraud, is prohibited in section 946.93(2) of the Wisconsin Statutes.  The law indicates: (2) Whoever intentionally makes … any false statement or representation of material fact in any application for or receipt of public assistance is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Secondly, this is one version…

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Unemployment insurance fraud defense

What is unemployment fraud? Section 108.24(1)(a) of the Wisconsin Statutes prohibits unemployment insurance fraud: making a false statement to obtain a benefit payment.  The law says: (a) Any person who knowingly makes a false statement or representation to obtain any benefit payment under this chapter, either for himself or herself or for any other person, may…

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Unauthorized use of an individual’s personal identifying information or documents

Contact Meyer Van Severen, S.C. regarding your “unauthorized use of an individual’s personal identifying information or documents” charge. The criminal defense attorneys at Meyer Van Severen have defended “unauthorized use of an individual’s personal identifying information or documents” charges.  This crime is a Class H felony and carries with it a potential prison sentence of…

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Forgery defense

Contact a criminal defense lawyer at Meyer Van Severen, S.C. regarding your forgery case.   (414) 270-0202 Forgery and uttering a forgery are Class H felonies in Wisconsin.  If you’ve been charged with either of these criminal offenses, contact a criminal defense lawyer at Meyer Van Severen, S.C. today.  Our defense attorneys can be reached 24/7…

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Issue of worthless check defense

Issue of worthless check is a crime in Wisconsin.  Contact Meyer Van Severen at (414) 270-0202 to discuss your case today. Issue of worthless checks is prohibited by section 943.24 of the Wisconsin Statutes.  This crime is often committed by individuals in a tough financial position.  Sometimes issuing a worthless check can mean the difference…

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Obtaining a prescription by fraud defense

Contact defense firm Meyer Van Severen if you’re facing obtaining a prescription by fraud charges: (414) 270-0202 Obtaining a prescription by fraud is a misdemeanor offense in Wisconsin.  Defense firm Meyer Van Severen, S.C. defends all criminal offenses, with a special focus on drug charges.  If you’ve been charged with this criminal offense or any other, contact an…

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