At Ashley D. Adams, PLC, we have a well-established track record of success that can make a difference, whether in defending charges of white collar crime, health care fraud, financial fraud, general fraud charges, other criminal or civil matters, or representing our clients during a government investigation.
An Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney is on your Side
In this troubled economy, the increase in home foreclosures has also led to an increase in foreclosure scams. A foreclosure rescue scam can happen in a number of different ways, each of which is designed to cheat the homeowner out of money or property at a time when the homeowner is in desperate financial circumstances. In response, the federal government and the State of Arizona are cracking down hard on these perpetrators. Many innocent people may be falsely accused.
If you have been accused of foreclosure scams or foreclosure fraud you should immediately contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer even if you are confident that your actions were lawful. The legal penalties for these frauds can be significant. It is therefore essential that you contact Attorney Ashley Adams as soon as possible to ensure that your rights are protected.
Call for a case evaluation with Attorney Ashley D. Adams: 480-219-1366.
COMMON FORECLOSURE SCAMS
Foreclosure scams target homeowners who are suffering from overwhelming debt and facing foreclosure. Some scams result in ownership of a person’s home being transferred to the scammer, while others provide for various large fees for services that are never provided. Some common examples include the following:
Individuals involved in foreclosure scams are often charged with violations of the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act. In addition to charges filed by the state Attorney General, the Arizona courts have ruled that the Act provides for a private right of action, which means that private individuals may also file a civil action against a defendant. In order to establish a claim for consumer fraud, it must be shown that:
Involvement in foreclosure scams can lead to harsh penalties. If you have been accused of foreclosure fraud it is essential that you contact an attorney as soon as possible. At the Law Offices of Ashley D. Adams, our attorneys have the experience, skill, and knowledge to defend your rights and provide you with the best defense possible. Call attorney Ashley Adams today.