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Aggressive Defense Against Rhode Island Fraud Charges

Charges of fraud occur when someone knowingly misrepresents the truth or conceals a material fact in order to induce another person to act. Being charged with fraud can carry significant penalties, including fines and jail or prison time. No matter how innocent the act that caused the fraud charges may seem, they are taken seriously by the police and prosecutors, who will act quickly to seek a conviction.

The Rhode Island Law Offices of Mark L. Smith have been defending clients against a wide variety of fraud charges for over 30 years. Our experience in these cases allows us to build a defense for you in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

The Right Lawyer with the Right Experience

Attorney Mark Smith has successfully defended numerous clients against a wide variety of fraud charges. He understands prosecution strategy in these cases and can determine early on in the process what action to take to protect your interests. He is known for his ability to work with prosecutors and effectively negotiate on his clients' behalf.

Attorney Smith helps clients in the following types of fraud cases:

  • Mail fraud including honest service mail fraud
  • Wire fraud
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Tax fraud including improper tax returns or unreported income


Call for a Free Consultation

If you have been charged with or are being investigated for any type of fraud, contact our office immediately to discuss your case. We have offices conveniently located in Providence and North Smithfield to serve you.

Providence Office:
127 Dorrance, 4th Floor
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-272-1432
Next to Judicial Complex

North Smithfield Office:
176 Eddie Dowling Highway
Suite 101
North Smithfield, RI 02896
Phone: 401-769-4120
On Highway 146A
Next to CVS Building

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HIGH PROFILE CASES WE HAVE DEFENDED:


Lobster Truck Con Man- Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses -
Defendant posing as a fisher/lobsterman accused of swindling nearly three dozen people with a tale about a broken-down lobster truck that he said he needed money to fix, 2008.

CVS Corruption Trial Mail Fraud & Bribery -
Former CVS executive cleared of 23 charges including honest-services mail fraud & trying to bribe former state Sen. John Celona to win favor in the State House for the Woonsocket-based drugstore chain, CVS, 2008.