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Embezzlement is a white collar crime which is typically committed by business owners and professionals. Also known as employee theft, it involves the act of using one’s professional position to appropriate, use, or illegally transfer money for personal gain. If you have been arrested or are under investigation for a financial crime like embezzlement, it is vital that you retain experienced representation right away. Our Raleigh embezzlement lawyers at Sandman, Finn & Fitzhugh are dedicated to helping you avoid the heavy consequences of a conviction.
How Is Embezzlement Charged?
If you have been accused of embezzlement, it is important to understand that these charges are very complex. It is vital that you have a legal team on your side who is trained and experienced fighting these types of offenses. Our firm has 50 years of combined experience and a deep understanding of theft crimes and white collar crimes and the way they are investigated and prosecuted. We are dedicated to investigating your case, gathering evidence, speaking with witnesses, and doing whatever it takes to achieve a positive result.
A few examples of embezzlement charges we defend include:
- Writing false checks
- Falsifying employee timesheets
- Writing checks to oneself
- Falsifying invoices
- Overbilling customers
- Falsifying deposits
- Using company resources incorrectly
Defending Charges of Embezzlement
Both state and federal agencies take significant measures to investigate and prosecute embezzlement. If you believe that you are under investigation but have not yet been arrested or formally charged, you can benefit greatly from hiring a skilled Raleigh embezzlement attorney to defend you. Our firm may even be able to help you avoid criminal proceedings through early intervention.