Embezzlement is a white collar crime, and a criminal conviction for embezzlement risks your freedom and professional reputation. If you are facing criminal charges, you can count on the Salisbury embezzlement lawyers at Anthenelli, Phoebus & Hickman, LLC. Our skilled legal team has more than decades of experience defending clients in criminal court.
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Embezzlement is a non-violent criminal offense that is financially motivated. It differs from theft in the relationship between the victim and the person committing the offense. Embezzlement occurs when a person who is authorized to hold or manage money takes advantage of his or her position to take money. This can range from an employee stealing from a cash register to a hedge fund manager stealing from investors.
Embezzlement convictions tend to carry less severe penalties than violent crimes. However, you could still be facing a jail sentence, restitution, fines, and other penalties. In addition, embezzlement crimes are often related to employment. In these situations, you could lose professional licenses and certifications, making it impossible to return to your former career. Embezzlement crimes can either be charged under Maryland statutes or federal law.
Federal embezzlement laws cover theft of:
Whether you are facing state or federal charges, you need a qualified defense lawyer with the right experience to handle your case. Our Salisbury embezzlement attorneys have represented thousands of clients in criminal cases, including embezzlement and other white collar crimes. We can build a strong defense for your case and fight to protect your legal rights.
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