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Police Sergeant Charged with Fraud

A Golden Beach, Florida police department sergeant has reportedly been arrested for fraud and grand theft. Lyndean Peters reportedly turned himself in for a matter where he reportedly altered city reimbursement invoices and worked off-duty overtime details while he was on duty. All these problems reportedly began around 2009. Now, he is being formally charged with one count of organized scheme to defraud, one count of grand theft, one count of insurance fraud and 11 counts of official misconduct.       

Fraud charges are not taken lightly by courts and should be handled properly at all times. There are many difficult legal aspects that you will have to deal with when charged with fraud. You will want to protect your rights and ensure that justice is upheld. Being charged and convicted can affect your personal and professional life so it’s important that you seek help when dealing with this situation.

By working with a criminal defense attorney, you can protect your rights and allow for an expert to handle the difficult legal aspects you will be facing. It’s in your best interest to have a defense lawyer working on your behalf so that you do not have to worry about how to handle your case. If you or someone you know is being charged then you should take the time to contact a defense attorney to begin discussing your case and moving forward.