Fight Your White Collar Crime Charge

Brooklyn Identity Theft Criminal Defense Lawyer

Facing Criminal Charges for Identity Theft?

With the increasing rates of fraudulent crimes in recent years, law enforcement agencies throughout the nation have ramped up their efforts to arrest, prosecute and convict individuals who commit a variety of fraud offenses. Among these, identity theft has become an offense heavily targeted by both local and federal law enforcement agencies. Considered a white collar crime for its non-violent, financially motivated nature, identity theft occurs when someone uses another's personal information, such as their name, Social Security number, credit card number or other financial information, without permission in order to commit fraud or other crimes.

New York establishes several different types of identity theft offenses, ranging from misdemeanor criminal impersonation charges to serious felony offenses.

The possible identity theft charges that may arise include:

  • Criminal impersonation (NY Penal Law § 190.25)
  • 3rd, 2nd and 1st degree identity theft (NY Penal Law § 190.78-80)
  • Aggravated identity theft (NY Penal Law § 190.80a)
  • Unlawful possession of personal identifying information (NY Penal Law § 190.81-83)

Regardless of the specific offense you face, you can expect invasive investigations, aggressive prosecution and harsh criminal penalties, including large fines, restitution to victims and possible terms of imprisonment. Should your case be prosecuted as a federal crime, which is common in those that involve interstate activity, you can face extraordinarily harsh penalties, including fines of up to $10,000 and up to 20 years in a federal penitentiary. If you or your loved one has been arrested and charged with any type of identity theft allegation, you need the experienced and aggressive representation our firm's Brooklyn criminal defense lawyers can provide.

Retain the Experience You Need

At The Law Offices of David E. Levine, we have demonstrated time and time again that we can deliver the experienced, skilled and resourceful representation our clients need and deserve. It must be mentioned that widespread attention regarding identity theft crimes has prompted law enforcement officials and prosecutors throughout New York to gain as many convictions as possible. As such, it is vital to the outcome of your case that you work with proven Brooklyn criminal defense attorneys who possess the unwavering commitment needed to protect your rights, your freedom and your future. We strongly encourage anyone facing identity theft allegations to reach out to our firm as soon as possible. Our attorneys also speak Russian, Polish, Hebrew and Spanish.

Have Award-Winning Legal Counsel on Your Side

  1. Multilingual team speaking Russian, Polish, Spanish, and Hebrew
  2. Experienced trial lawyer in both State and Federal courts
  3. Tireless dedication to get your charges dismissed or reduced
  4. Featured on Court TV and Hot 97 FM radio
  5. Respected firm of the Bar, the Courts, Honorable Judges, the community, and professional peers
Let's Get Started With a Free Case Evaluation
  • Please enter your name.
  • This isn't a valid email address.
    Please enter your email address.
  • This isn't a valid phone number.
    Please enter your phone number.
    You entered an invalid number.
  • Please select an option.
  • Please enter a message.

Dedicated to Providing the Utmost Personalized Service

We start with your story. We develop a case. We fight to win.
  • “He made me feel comfortable when I was stressed out about my situation.”

    Morgan S.
  • “During our initial meeting, we knew he was the right person to represent our case.”

    Former Client
  • “David came along and was able to prove to the judge my husband's innocence.”

    Milagros
  • “He is always there and takes care of you in person. I don't remember once that I had a question or I needed help and he wasn't there.”

    Anna S.
  • “He handled the case with expertise and confidence, kept me informed the whole time and assured me that I had nothing to worry about.”

    Former Client
  • “Choosing the right lawyer is an important decision and the right one can make all the difference. It's a substantial investment of time, money and other resources.”

    Recent Client
  • “He will get the job done while keeping in mind your life after the case is closed.”

    Tenecia T.
  • “He is willing to go above and beyond the call of duty for his clients to ensure they receive the best possible result.”

    Recent Client
  • “He is so professional and will do anything in his powers to help and win”

    Victoria Vitaver
  • “David worked hard. Never left me hanging and was constantly in touch with me from start to finish.”

    Former Client
  • “His long tenure from working on both sides of the law has given him skills and ability to resolve difficult cases.”

    Recent Client
  • “Thank you David for your continuous support and friendship.”

    Former Client
  • “He is very professional but at the same time down to earth as well.”

    Nick I.
  • “ David E. Levine is truly the people's attorney.”

    Former Client
  • “I thank him greatly and would recommend him to anyone!”

    Recent Client