Tennessee Counterfeiting and Criminal Defense Attorneys, Forgery Defense Lawyers located in Knoxville, TN
Forgery and counterfeiting has always been featured in many many federal criminal charges, prosecuted quite often by the Secret Service. The federal statutes against counterfeiting are broad and cover counterfeiting of domestic and foreign currency and coins, securities and official government documents, and possessing equipment or tools that may be utilized in the perpetration of counterfeiting crimes.
Counterfeiting, like most crimes, requires the government prove some criminal intent on the part of the individual charged. Punishment ranges include as much as twenty years in prison and is determined based upon innumerable factors, including the value of the currency allegedly counterfeited.
The trial lawyers at The Law Offices Of James A.H. Bell, PLLC have the experience, resources, and skill to litigate and otherwise contend with the difficult issues that arise if you are facing a federal investigation or indictment.