What is an Organized Scheme to Defraud?

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The term “scheme to defraud” is defined as an ongoing course of conduct with the intent to defraud one or more persons. When charged as an organized scheme to defraud, multiple acts become lesser included offenses, For example, if someone tricks several people into purchasing a bicycle when there is no bicycle, the offender could […]

Organized Scheme to Defraud

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Organized Scheme to Defraud – by Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney Daniel J. Fernandez Any person who engages in a scheme to defraud and obtains property thereby is guilty of organized fraud. The term “scheme to defraud” is defined as an ongoing course of conduct with intent to defraud one or more persons. The legislature has […]