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White Collar Crime: Federal and Ohio: Financial Fraud


Bank fraud is punishable with a fine of up to $1,000,000 and/or a prison sentence of up to 30 years. Mail and wire fraud are punishable with a maximum prison sentence of 20 years. If the scheme also involved a bank, the potential fine increases to up to $100,000. [18 U.S.C. Section 1343].

Bankruptcy fraud is punishable up to five years in prison, forfeiture of assets and dismissal of the fraudulent bankruptcy petition with no leave to re-file it.



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