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Have you been charged with fraud or embezzlement? These felony offenses often involve large amounts of money, and thus, the penalties can be very severe. A conviction can destroy both an individual’s career and his or her family. You should immediately retain the services of an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer.

Shallotte fraud defense attorney W. James Payne has over thirty years of experience defending clients charged with serious felony offenses. Mr. Payne initially concentrates his defense strategies on pre-file intervention and has successfully resolved many cases before charges were ever filed. However, if formal charges have been brought against you, he is a powerful advocate dedicated to protecting your rights and your future.