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For those accused of carbon credit fraud, the Criminal Defence Solicitors at Wilford Smith are available to provide expert legal advice from the earliest stages of any investigation through to trial, if necessary.

Our team of Fraud Lawyers will advise throughout the investigation process, argue your case in the strongest possible terms, represent you in court and prepare an appeal on your behalf if required. We take pride in our reputation for unique representation, giving our clients a service that is exceptionally strategic and results driven, and are able to attract the highest calibre barristers to provide support should it be needed.

A carbon credit is a tradable certificate or permit which enables a company to legally emit a single tonne of carbon dioxide or equivalent greenhouse gas. Carbon credits can then be traded between companies who are conscious about their carbon footprint, allowing the production of such gases to be offset. Carbon credit fraud is the term used to describe illegal activity taking place around these transactions. This can take the form of VAT fraud where VAT is illegally reclaimed, or credit fraud through the false certification of documents. In some cases, carbon credits can be stolen or fraudulently created. If you are accused of engaging in this type of fraud, Wilford Smith’s solicitors can provide the highest quality legal expertise, working tirelessly to develop top-level strategies to support you in your defence.

Contact our Fraud Defence Solicitors Sheffield and London

Our Criminal Defence Lawyers are based in Sheffield and London and advise and represent clients throughout England and Wales. Contact us today on 01709 828 044 to find out how we can help.

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