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What is misdemeanor larceny?

Misdemeanor larceny is a misdemeanor crime in North Carolina where the person has taken property of another with the intent to permanently deprive the other person of its use, and the value of the property is $1,000 or less. Essentially larceny is theft, although there are other types of theft – theft by fraud, for…

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How much time can I serve for a Raleigh shoplifting charge?

Most people think of shoplifting charges as minor charges. When they’re caught at the Crabtree Valley Mall, or Cary Town Center or one of the local Kohls, Wal-Marts or Targets, they suddenly realize just how terrible these charges can be, not just for their freedom, but also to their future job prospects. An arrest is…

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How can I get a misdemeanor larceny off my record?

In North Carolina, you can only remove a misdemeanor conviction for larceny from your record if the offense was committed prior to your 18th birthday. If you were convicted of the misdemeanor larceny, and were older than 18 years at the time of the offense, then you can apply for an expungement, but must wait…

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Handling a Wake County Larceny

A larceny is a type of theft. There are various types of theft in North Carolina – Embezzlement, Obtaining Property by False Pretenses, and Larcenies. In addition, there are various kinds of frauds. Sometimes the distinction between a fraud and a theft is hard to make out. Larcenies – unlike Obtaining Property by False Pretenses…

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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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