Embezzlement is theft by a person in a position of trust. These charges usually involve an employee accused of stealing from an employer. Embezzlement may be a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the total value of the stolen property. In any case, the consequences of a conviction are serious.
When you are responsible for handling corporate finances and assets, errors may occur. A bookkeeping mistake or oversight could lead to an investigation. The minute you are notified of any potential allegations of embezzlement is the time to retain experienced legal counsel.
If you have been charged with embezzlement or are the target of an investigation, call us for a consultation at (404) 343-2441.