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Is Bank Robbery a Federal Crime?

Bank robbery is a serious federal offense punishable by decades in prison, substantial fines, or both. A defendant may incur charges for the violent or non-violent taking of assets from institutions belonging to the Federal Reserve System including banks, credit unions, and trust companies. The FBI can be aggressive in the pursuit of convictions and if you have been accused of bank robbery or are a suspect in an investigation, it is vital to contact Pissetzky Law LLC as soon as possible. Our Chicago federal defense lawyers are dedicated to helping clients overcome the charges they face, one piece of evidence at a time.


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Bank Robbery Charges

While bank robbery charges can be severe, specific punishments vary depending on the severity of the offense. Individuals who did not physically partake in an alleged robbery may also incur related charges if they knowingly accept, hide, use, or destroy money or assets unlawfully taken from a bank.

Bank Robbery Jail Time

The amount of jail time you can receive for bank robbery depends on the circumstances of the case. Under Illinois Law (General Assembly’s 720 ILCS 5/18-2) can be charged as the following:

  • Class 1 Felony - this type of felony is punished by four to 15 years in prison and $25,000 in fines.
  • Class 2 Felony - this type of felony is punished by three to seven years in prison and $25,000 in fines
  • Class X Felony - this type of felony is punished by 15 years to life in prison.

Combating Evidence in Robbery Cases

Technology has come to play an ever-increasing role in bank robbery investigations. Evidence often includes security camera footage, dyed or marked bills, tracking devices, and other advanced security measures. With the ever-growing sophistication of evidence in these cases, the importance of working with a skilled defense attorney cannot be overstated. No matter what evidence prosecutors present against you, our firm can help you understand your options for overcoming the legal hurdles ahead.

Top-Tier Federal Crime Attorneys

At Pissetzky Law LLC, our Chicago federal crime attorneys have successfully argued cases before the Illinois Supreme Court as well as federal courts nationwide. We have the experience, tools, and tenacity to help clients fight for dismissals, acquittals, and dropped charges. No case is beyond the scope of our Chicago federal defense attorneys and we have the results to prove it.

The sooner you contact our firm, the sooner you can get started on your case. Schedule your initial consultation today.

 

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Top-Tier Federal Crime Attorneys

At Pissetzky Law LLC, our Chicago federal crime attorneys have successfully argued cases before the Illinois Supreme Court as well as federal courts nationwide. We have the experience, tools, and tenacity to help clients fight for dismissals, acquittals, and dropped charges. No case is beyond the scope of our Chicago federal defense attorneys and we have the results to prove it.

The sooner you contact our firm, the sooner you can get started on your case. Schedule your initial consultation today.

 

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