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Experienced Fort Worth Fraud Lawyer with Past Experience as a Prosecutor

Aggressive Federal Fraud Defense Attorney Assisting Clients in Northern Texas

Being charged with a federal-level fraud offense can leave you reeling. The moment you are arrested, your life can dramatically change. Your freedom, your finances, your job and your very future are in jeopardy.

The Carreras Law Group, P.C. is committed to helping clients protect their future against the impact of a federal fraud conviction. With decades of experience, both as a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney, Kara Carreras has the experience and skill needed to help clients combat even the most challenging federal fraud charges.

Federal Fraud Charges Carreras Law Group Handles

The firm represents Northern Texas residents facing a wide range of federal fraud charges, including those related to:

Ms. Carreras’s experience and knowledge of federal law allows her to provide the effective legal representation you need to mount an aggressive defense.

The Penalties Associated with a Federal Fraud Conviction Are Significant

Many people believe that white collar crimes like fraud are relatively minor issues, with minimal penalties. In truth, a federal fraud conviction can lead to a wide range of damaging consequences, both immediately and in the long-term. The potential penalties and consequences of a conviction include:

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Prison time

Individuals convicted of federal fraud charges may be sentenced from six months to 30 years in prison. Many factors impact the length of a sentence, including the nature and severity of the crime and your criminal record.

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Fines

The federal court often imposes hefty fines on individuals convicted of fraud. These fines, coupled with court costs and restitution, can leave you in dire financial straits for years to come.

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Restitution

The federal government will aggressively pursue restitution in the vast majority of federal fraud cases. Depending on the amount of money involved in the case, a restitution order can leave you paying for years to come.

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Criminal record

A fraud conviction may make it difficult to obtain employment in many industries. The financial services industry takes a specifically harsh view of fraud convictions, making it all but impossible to obtain employment in a bank, insurance company or stock brokerage.

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Loss of licensure

A fraud conviction may endanger a professional license, such as a medical license or Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Series 6 or Series 7 licensure. Loss of mandatory licensure may mean the end of your professional career.

To help you combat these penalties, The Carreras Law Group, P.C. explores every possible defense strategy. Ms. Carreras does not rest until she has exhausted your defense options or helped you obtain a favorable outcome.

Discuss Your Defense Options During a Free Consultation

The Carreras Law Group, P.C. works to limit the impact federal fraud charges have on your future. Call the office at (817) 318-6022  or contact the federal fraud defense firm online to request your free consultation. Carreras Law Group represents clients in Northern Texas District courts, which includes, Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas, Fort Worth, Lubbock, San Angelo and Wichita Falls.

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Very professional, very honest, I really recommend them. (Original) Muy profesional muy honesta en verdad se las recomiendo 👍🏻

Ana Ramirez

Most reviews are a collection of flowery endorsements that read well but carry little weight. I don’t do flowery. I’m a 68 year old man who does not like lawyers, most doctors and 99% of all politicians. I get along better with a good dog than most people, I have never been on Facebook and have never “tweeted”. I own a flip phone that I answer only when it suits me. I have served our country as a proud member of the military police during Vietnam and I normally do not do testimonials but in this case I will make an exception. If asked for my opinion you will get the brutal truth, whether you want it or not. Ms. Carreras has proven to be an exception to the rule. She handled a relatively minor legal matter for me and drove it to successful completion in record time. She is a person of exceptional character and a consummate professional, which is a rare thing indeed in the litigation community. If you are in need of the best and someone who cares about your legal well being, you cannot employ a more competent litigator that shows wisdom well beyond her years.

George Carte

I cannot thank Ms. Carreras enough! The time, effort and personal commitment she took to resolve a family legal situation went far beyond our expectations. She not only got the charges reduced but in the end was able to have the entire case dismissed. We forever owe you a debt of gratitude !

Doreen Labit

Both my fiance and I were charged with the same bogus charges and Ms. Carreras swiftly dealt with my fiance’s case in two appearances! My lawyer on the other hand didn’t do his job and after 9 months of dragging his feet the DA talked with Ms. Carreras the week before trial was to begin and she convinced them to dismiss my case as well! If I EVER need a lawyer again I will be calling Ms. Carreras!!!!

Raymond Prater

Kara Carreras is such a great attorney. She really dug deep into my case to find all the necessary details. Kara got me off of a charge that didn’t seem possible. I would definitely recommend her to anyone. And will never use anyone else!

Sherman Allen

By far Kara Carreras is the best attorney myself or my family has dealt with. She treated us like family. She consistently kept me updated as to what was going on without me even having to call her. She went that extra mile for us and I can never thank her enough for her kindness, compassion, and thoroughness of the job she did for us. If I could give her 10 stars I would!!

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What Sets carreras law group Apart?

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Excellent Relationships With Opposing Counsel

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Nearly Two Decades of Experience

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Former Prosecutorial Experience

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2601 Airport Freeway,
Suite 400
Fort Worth, TX 76111