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Miami Fraud Defense Attorney

Aggressive Representation for Florida's Criminally Accused

Fraud crimes are usually "white collar" offenses that involve deception or the willful misrepresentation of facts to obtain property from another person without that person's consent. South Florida is the fraud capital of the United States after consistently ranking highly for most fraud crimes in the United States.

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Florida ranked No. 4 in the nation in fraud in 2022 with 1,446 complaints per 100,000 residents. Miami-Dade County is one of the leading counties in Florida for Fraud accounting for over 10% of the fraud in the entire state.

Fraud affects the taxpayers in Florida either directly by losses to the victim of the fraud or indirectly through higher insurance premiums.  In 2022, fraud accounted for approximately $556.8 million in losses to the consumer. 

The penalties imposed for convictions for fraud crimes can be severe, including imprisonment, fines, and probation. In addition, under 8 USC 1101(a)(43), a conviction for fraud is an aggravated felony if the loss to the victim exceeds $10,000. Therefore, in many cases, a fraud conviction results in deportation from the United States if the perpetrator is not a citizen.


If you are facing fraud charges, call Hubbs Law Firm at (305) 570-4802now.


Attorneys for Fraud Defense in Miami

The charge of fraud is almost always a felony offense, and the penalties are usually severe. If you were arrested for fraud in Miami, Florida, it is important that you contact an experienced criminal defense attorney to discuss effective legal representation for your case. A knowledgeable criminal defense attorney can explain the strengths and weaknesses of your case, any potential defenses that might apply to you, and help you avoid self-incrimination in the future.

Our founding attorney, E.J. Hubbs, is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law by the Florida Bar. Board-certified criminal trial lawyers are the only criminal defense attorneys that can refer to themselves as highly knowledgeable in their particular field. Less than 1% of attorneys in Florida are board certified in criminal trial law. Hubbs Law Firm handles all types of fraud cases in Miami-Dade County, Hialeah, Miami Gardens, Miami Beach, Kendall, Homestead, Doral, North Miami, and South Miami, as well as other cities and areas in the Greater Miami Area.

Defending Fraud Charges

If a person uses deception or intentionally misrepresents facts with the intent of depriving another person of property without their consent in the Miami area, that person could be arrested for various types of fraud. These charges could be filed in either federal or state court.

Our firm handles various types of fraud allegations, including:

It is important to note that almost all criminal fraud charges are considered serious felony crimes. Often, a defendant charged with fraud will face prison time in either a state or federal prison, as well as heavy fines. It is advisable for any criminal defendant who is charged with any type of fraud to obtain experienced legal representation.

Understanding Fraud in Miami: Local Insights & Resources

With Miami consistently ranking as one of the top counties in Florida for fraud, local residents face unique and daunting challenges. The local government, including entities like the Miami Police Department and the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office, are actively working to combat these crimes. This can leave many individuals grappling with serious accusations and charges.

Personalized Legal Representation & Defense

At Hubbs Law Firm, we understand the specific challenges faced by individuals accused of fraud in Miami. From Brickell to Little Havana, our team is deeply familiar with the local landscape and the types of fraud that commonly occur here. We recognize that being accused of fraud can be an incredibly stressful and overwhelming experience, and we are dedicated to providing the comprehensive support and legal representation you need during this time.

Whether you are dealing with allegations of identity theft, insurance fraud, credit card fraud, mortgage fraud, or any other type of fraudulent activity, our firm is prepared to help you navigate the complexities of the legal system. We pride ourselves on our thorough understanding of both state and federal fraud laws and use this knowledge to build robust defense strategies tailored to the unique circumstances of each case.

Our commitment extends beyond just legal representation; we strive to protect your rights and work tirelessly towards a favorable outcome for your situation. We understand the severe consequences that a fraud conviction can have on your personal and professional life, and we are here to fight for you every step of the way. Remember, you don't have to face this alone. At Hubbs Law Firm, we are committed to standing by your side.​​​​​​

Consult with Hubbs Law Firm

If you were charged with fraud in Miami-Dade County, you should contact a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney at Hubbs Law Firm immediately. Fraud crimes carry severe penalties including incarceration, probation, and heavy fines. Don’t jeopardize your life by representing yourself or hiring an unqualified lawyer to represent you in a fraud case. Attorney E.J. Hubbs defends clients charged with all types of fraud in Miami and throughout Miami-Dade County, including Hialeah, Miami Gardens, Miami Beach, North and South Miami, Kendall, Homestead, and anywhere else in the area.


At Hubbs Law Firm, your first consultation is always free. Call us today to schedule your free consultation at (305) 570-4802.


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