New York City & Queens Counterfeiting Defense Lawyer
Counterfeiting Laws in New York
Counterfeiting is often associated with the creating of fake legal tender,
or money, and claiming that is genuine. However, individuals can be charged
with counterfeiting if they create false replicas of almost any product,
including sunglasses, clothing, purses, watches and other jewelry items.
If you have been arrested and charged with counterfeiting, you must contact a
New York federal crimes lawyer from Musa-Obregon & Associates without delay. Depending on the details
of your case, it is extremely likely that you will be facing charges in
federal court. Our law firm can defend in you in state or federal court
and provide you with sound legal advice every step of the way.
We represent clients facing
criminal charges throughout all of New York, including Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Manhattan,
Rockland County and Westchester County.
Penalties for Counterfeiting in New York
Penalties for counterfeiting are determined by the amount and value of
the supposed counterfeit items. Individuals could face prison sentences
up to 7 years for any items under $100,000, or up to 25 years in federal
prison if the item exceeds that amount. Fines can also be levied onto
individuals and you could have your personal assets confiscated and auctioned,
bases upon the details of your case.
Protect your freedom and best interests by contacting our Manhattan criminal
law firm. We have the skill and experience you need when facing federal
charges. Every case is different and must be carefully analyzed to determine
how we will construct a defense.
Counterfeiting cases often involve a search and seizure of your property
or personal space. We can examine the tactics of law enforcement and challenge
any discrepancy that should arise. If your rights were violated or probable
cause was not established by police officers, then your charges could
be reduced or dropped.
Are You Facing Counterfeiting Charges in Queens?
We have been practicing law in New York for many years and have garnered
a reputation as a quality defense law firm with an impressive court record.
Attorney Michael Musa-Obregon is a former New York City criminal prosecutor and is personally familiar
with prosecution strategy and tactics in court. We take your case on fully
determined to seek out every possible advantage and to fight for you every
step of the way.
Contact a New York City counterfeiting lawyer if you have been charged with counterfeiting.