In Victoria, fraud is a broad term used to refer to offending which may involve deception or an attempt to deceive another person, often involving elements of sophistication and planning. The relevant case law frequently speaks of difficulties in detection.
Fraud may include theft or embezzlement. The particular charge will depend on the circumstances of the charge, and the amount which has been taken or lost. The laws are particularly complicated, and it is important to get specialist fraud lawyers melbourne involved.
Contact us now to discuss your charges and the circumstances which have led to these issues. We will review your drug case carefully, and it is important for us to be fully briefed on what has led to the police becoming involved in the first place, whether the investigative conduct is legal and appropriate, and other circumstances relevant to determining whether there are any defences to the charge, whether the matter needs to go to court, and what are the likely penalties.