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Champaign Identity Theft Lawyer

Identity theft is happening today at an unprecedented rate. In Champaign-Urbana, the commonest form of identity theft involves using one person's identifying information for your own benefit. Stealing credit card numbers and ATM codes are other common occurrences.

Illinois Fraud Charges Defense Attorney

Very often, identity theft is a preliminary aspect to more serious charges such as theft, burglary, forgery, fraud, possession of stolen property or causing another party financial harm. It then becomes a combination of identity (the theft of information) and property crime.

Aggressive Identity Theft Defense for Champaign-Urbana

Identity theft is not always a crime of great sophistication. I defended a case in which a parent was accused of using a child's identity to obtain electrical service in the home and another in which someone was accused of stealing a roommate's credit card application.

Harvey C. Welch • White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been charged with identity theft, you need a lawyer with the skills to handle both that charge and any additional felony charges that might be tacked on. It is important that you do not delay in contacting a skilled criminal defense attorney. The longer you wait, the less time there is to build a persuasive defense, and the colder the trail of evidence becomes.

Have you been charged with stealing someone's identity? Contact a Champaign identity theft attorney with heavy-duty experience: Harvey C. Welch at 217-903-2452 or toll free at 888-371-0807.

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