Common Defenses For Identity Theft Cases In NYC

A recent article in The New York Times tells the tale of a woman who used identity theft to rent luxury apartments for NYC street gangs. Police claim the suspect used falsified tax returns, bank statements, driver’s licenses, and social security numbers to rent the apartments.

Most identity theft cases don’t involve apartments for criminal organizations, of course. Often, they involve attempts to obtain fraudulent loans or other services.

These crimes can be charged either as state or federal crimes.  Sometimes, the people charged with identity theft are the actual victims of the crime.

When that happens, there are a few avenues your criminal defense lawyer can take.

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Jeffery Greco

Jeffery Greco is an attorney providing legal services covering Criminal Defense and Criminal Defense: White Collar and Criminal Defense: DUI / DWI. Jeffery Greco, who practices law in New York, New York, was selected to Super Lawyers for 2020 - 2023. This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Super Lawyers selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors. Prior to becoming an attorney, he studied at South Texas College of Law Houston. He graduated in 2004. After passing the bar exam, he was admitted to legal practice in 2005.

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