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What should I do if the police contact me and ask me to speak with them about a fraud case? 

The Constitution gives you the right to remain silent as well as the right to be represented by an attorney.  Those two rights serve to protect both the guilty and the innocent.  Whether you believe you have committed a fraud or believe that you are 100% innocent, you may still benefit from consulting with a Utah criminal defense attorney before deciding whether or not to speak with police.  An experienced criminal attorney can help you make an informed choice about whether or not to exercise your Fifth Amendment right to remain silent.

Some forms of fraud in Utah do not require proof of an intent to defraud.  As a result, some well-meaning and honest people have found themselves charged and convicted of fraud.  Understanding the elements of a Utah fraud charge can help you make an informed decision about whether you should speak to police.

Utah criminal defense attorney Stephen Howard has handled thousands of criminal cases during his career, including communications fraud, securities fraud, welfare fraud, and more.  His track record speaks for itself.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation with Salt Lake criminal defense lawyer Stephen Howard.


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Serving Salt Lake, Davis, Weber, Utah, Cache, Tooele, Summit, Box Elder, and Wasatch Counties, and all of Utah.

Attorney Stephen Howard practices as part of the Canyons Law Group, LLC and Stephen W. Howard, PC.

Offices in Salt Lake and Davis Counties
560 South 300 East, Suite 200, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
952 S. Main St., Suite A, Layton, UT 84041

Call now to arrange for a confidential initial consultation with an experienced and effective Utah criminal defense lawyer.

In Salt Lake City, call 801-449-1409.
In Davis County, call 801-923-4345.

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