Have you been arrested or are you under investigation for embezzlement? Embezzlement is a serious white collar crime which involves the deceptive use of one's professional position for personal financial gain. This can involve anything from a smaller one-time theft to millions of dollars over time. At Red Law Firm, LLC, our New Haven white collar crime attorney is prepared to provide you with the aggressive defense you need.
There are very specific factors which the prosecution will have to prove in order to reach a conviction. They will need to show that you not only took property or assets, but that it was done in a fraudulent or deceptive manner. For example, using your company's computers to wire company assets into your own accounts.
The penalties for embezzlement depend on the nature of the alleged crime. If the crime involves $500 to $1,000, you could face time in jail, a fine of up to $1,000, and required restitution. In the case that it is a felony, you could face time in prison, fines of $5,000 to $10,000, and required restitution. If additional factors are involved, you could face more serious, additional consequences.
The consequences for a white collar crime like embezzlement don't end with just criminal legal penalties. Being accused of or convicted for embezzlement can lead to serious financial penalties, as well as your reputation being tarnished. You may lose your professional licenses or never be able to work in your industry again as a result of the conviction. If you believe you are under investigation or even under suspicion for a white collar crime, do not hesitate to hire a New Haven criminal defense lawyer right away.
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