Military Fraud Crimes
Legal Representation for Fraud Crimes in the Military
A service member may commit fraud in a number of ways and may face varied penalties under court-martial. Fraud itself is the act or attempt of using deceit to take another’s property, money or services.
What is Misrepresentation?
Misrepresentation is another form of fraud, wherein the perpetrator deceives
the victim into believing something is true. Whether or not the attempt
or scheme to commit fraud is successful, the attempt alone may be enough
to result in charges and even a conviction.
Have you been accused of fraud? Are you now facing court-martial or administrative discharge? Guy L. Womack & Associates, P.C. may be able to help. With over 20 years of experience in military law and as a former lieutenant colonel in the Marines, attorney Guy Womack has the necessary understanding of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). With the firm’s competent legal team at your side, you will have the dedicated representation and personal service you deserve.
UCMJ Fraud Charges
Examples of fraud crimes under the Uniform Code of Military Justice include:
- False oath
- Fraudulent separation
- Making a false or fraudulent claim
- Fraud against the U.S. government
- Fraudulent enlistment or appointment
- Presenting for approval or payment a fraudulent claim)
- Making or using a false writing or other paper in connection with a claim (including counterfeiting)
Consult a Military Fraud Crimes Lawyer
Fraud charges involve the intent of the accused, as he or she would need to know that the information provided was false, forged or fraudulent. A court-martial conviction for fraud may result in confinement, dishonorable discharge and a number of other serious penalties, depending upon the particular case. Generally speaking, fraud against the government is one of the most serious forms of fraud charges that a service member may face, but any conviction of this kind may be extremely serious.
Aggravated Assault No Criminal Charges Filed
U.S. v. LTC GW
Officer Misconduct Receive Only Minor Punishments
U.S. v. GySgt PAE
Rape Investigation Dropped - NCO's Career Unaffected
U.S. v. SGT KG
Rape Not Guilty of All Charges
U.S. v. TSGT G, USAF
Negligent Homicide Acquitted
United States v. M.W.
Officer Misconduct Charges Dismissed
United States v. M.L.
Deserting Prior Command and Compromising Classified Information General Discharge Under Honorable Conditions
United States v. SrA AH, USAF
Rape Administrative Discharge in Lieu of Trial
United States v. SSGT JAM, USAF
Wrongful Use of Steroids Board Found No Misconduct by Client
U.S. v. GySgt AJB
Marine NCO Involved With a Civilian Pharmaceutical Sales Agent Charges Dropped
U.S. v. CPL AVC