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Embezzlement: America’s Retail Workers Out-Stealing Shoplifters

Shoplifting is typically prosecuted as a misdemeanor in North Carolina, except when the suspect removes an anti-theft security device from the product. In those cases, the person may be prosecuted with a felony charge, although, assuming the amount of theft is relatively low, a deferred prosecution or deferral program is sometimes available. In many other…

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What is a North Carolina Embezzlement Charge?

Embezzlement is a form of financial fraud in which money or assets or stolen by someone to whom those assets have been entrusted. Embezzlement is most commonly seen in employees of companies stealing from the business or people responsible for managing money taking that money for their own personal benefit. North Carolina breaks down embezzlement…

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Tax Implications of an Embezzlement Conviction

Embezzlement can have multiple different aspects. First, there is the harm caused to the victim – employer, owner, company, corporation, state agency – caused by the embezzlement Raleigh. Second, there is the loss of trust. Because embezzlement occurs where one person has been entrusted with assets – money, goods, accounts, credit cards – the theft…

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Embezzlement Victims can Blame You for Everything!

In tough economic times, embezzlement becomes and even more common crime. North Carolina embezzlement law defines the crime as the taking of money or things of value that have been entrusted to an employee, clerk, officer, or other agent by the alleged victim. A Raleigh embezzlement case typically involves an employee – someone with access…

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Raleigh Embezzlement and Federal Embezzlement Law

In these tough economic times, embezzlement has become a crime more frequently prosecuted by either the state or federal prosecutors in North Carolina. That’s because either employees have been taking money from employers to make ends meet, or employers are accusing innocent employees because employers want to stop “shrinkage” or the loss of money or…

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Stopping Embezzlement Charges in Raleigh

Avoiding prosecution for embezzlement is one of the things I do as part of my practice as a criminal lawyer in Raleigh. I deal with clients who either have left an employer and have been accused of stealing from the employer, or have been accused of stealing and have been fired. In either case, I…

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