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Theft Charges Filed When Man Allegedly Tried to Use Stolen Credit Card

A Chicago man was recently arrested for theft when he attempted to use an allegedly stolen credit card to purchase items. Though it was not known if the man had yet retained the services of an accomplished Chicago theft lawyer, it behooves anyone who does face a charge of theft to contact a defense attorney as quickly as possible following their arrest. Because a theft charge can result in severe penalties, a Chicago theft lawyer is the best way to protect your freedom, your future, and your reputation if you are facing such charges.

 

Police were called to a Chicago area computer store when a 31-year-old man attempted to buy electronics items and a computer with a fraudulent credit card. According to the police reports, the card that the man was using had been reported as stolen. The man is now facing charges for attempted theft, theft, attempted fraud, fraud, and counterfeiting. In addition to the attempted purchases at the computer store, court records indicate that the man had made several other purchases using the card at various stores throughout the Chicago area.

 

The Chicago judicial system takes charges of theft very seriously. If you have been arrested, your lawyer will review your case and attempt to build the best possible defense. At the Law Offices of Andrew M. Weisberg, Mr. Weisberg has had a successful track record in defending Chicago theft cases similar to yours. Contact the Law Offices of Andrew M. Weisberg today to ensure that you have an aggressive ally on your side who will fight for your rights and your best interests.

 

No matter how straightforward or complex your charges, Andrew M. Weisberg is a Chicago theft lawyer known for tough, aggressive defense. A former felony prosecutor, Attorney Weisberg has extensive experience in handling all types of criminal cases, from sex offenses and violent crimes to theft-related crimes and traffic violations. To contact Mr. Weisberg, visit https://www.chicagocriminallawyer.com/ or call his cell phone 24/7 at (773) 908-9811 or Text LAWYER to 25827 for prompt call back. The consultation is free.

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