Attorney H. Kyle Fletcher, of the Fletcher Law Firm, represents individuals who have been charged with counterfeiting, forgery and other crimes involving the falsification of documents in the State of Florida. Counterfeiting currency is a federal crime that carries stiff prison sentences and penalties. If you’ve been charged with counterfeiting, you need a criminal defense lawyer who has experience representing clients at the federal level. Contact our office immediately to discuss your charges.
Federal Counterfeiting Charges in the State of Florida
Regardless of whether you are arrested in the State of Florida, or anywhere else in the country, counterfeiting currency, along with several other types of financial instruments, is charged at the federal level and cases are tried in the US district criminal courts. If a local police department, like Orlando P.D. or the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, believes you have been printing, selling or uttering counterfeit money, they will usually defer the case to the US Secret Service, which is the agency tasked with investigating counterfeit currency. Counterfeiting can carry a prison sentence of up to twenty years in federal prison, in addition to fines and parole.
Criminal defense attorney H. Kyle Fletcher represents individuals who have been arrested on federal counterfeiting charges for crimes involving the manufacture, sale, transfer, importation or exportation of:
- US Currency
- Foreign Currency
- Bonds, Stock Certificates, and Securities
- US Postage Stamps Federal Seals
The Secret Service, state and local law enforcement agencies, and federal prosecutors often work for years on a single counterfeiting case. That’s why it’s important to hire an attorney who has the experience and knowledge to dissect volumes of discovery evidence. Attorney Fletcher has represented numerous clients in state and federal courts. He has a proven record of success when it comes to defending clients against federal counterfeiting charges.
If you are under investigation for counterfeiting, or you’ve been arrested on a federal counterfeiting charge, you need to retain the services of a criminal defense lawyer immediately. Most criminal defense lawyers are inexperienced with federal charges. Contact an Attorney H. Kyle Fletcher, he has an established record of success at both state and federal levels. To schedule an appointment with one of Central Florida’s top counterfeit defense lawyers, call our office at 407-986-4196.