Fraud Unit

About the Fraud Unit

The definition of "Fraud" in criminal law is: An intentional deception made for personal gain or to damage another individual; the related adjective is fraudulent.

Types of Crimes

The Merced County District Attorney's Office Fraud Unit investigates and prosecutes a wide range of crimes effecting individuals and businesses, including, but not limited to:
  • Auto Insurance Fraud
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Environmental Fraud
  • Real Estate Fraud
  • Worker's Compensation Fraud