Allegations of fraud involving businesses in the Calgary area can be detrimental to success whether the case is criminal or civil. Even if you have committed no fraud, your business is still at risk. Word of mouth about companies and businesses spreads quickly, especially across the Internet. If one person makes a comment online that your company was involved in fraudulent activities, you can be sure this rumour will spread like wildfire.
Regardless of why you have been accused of defrauding another party, it is vitally important that you take immediate action to defend your good name. Many fraud allegations result in civil litigation, which essentially means that one or more parties are calling you out personally. While these individuals want financial compensation for the alleged fraud, the damage to your business will be worse than the initial damage to your bank account. Creating a strong and solid defence is your best tool, and a civil litigation lawyer your best advocate.
By working together to gather documentation and other evidence, it is possible to overcome allegations of business fraud. Like the initial word of mouth that your company committed fraud, discussions about the outcome of your case will also spread quickly. This can go a long way towards restoring your company’s good name. Even if you are not facing criminal charges, you will benefit from working with an experienced business litigation lawyer.
Do not let allegations of fraud take down the enterprise you worked so hard to build. We invite you to browse the business litigation pages available on our website to learn more about creating a defence to fraud allegations.