Theft

Medicaid Fraud on the Rise

Medicaid fraud is on the rise, as are efforts by both state and federal officials to combat fraud. Medicaid is a federal program administered by the states. Each state has authority – within certain federal mandates – on how to provide and then enforce the regulatory and billing provisions within the state with regard to…

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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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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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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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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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Medicaid Fraud: How Does Someone Get “Caught”

Medicaid is a mostly State-run program. The Federal Government provides the money, and some guidelines. The states themselves handle the day-to-day operations of Medicaid programs.
Medicare is a Federally administered program. The basic scheme is that private providers offer medical services to the poor (Medicaid) or the elderly (Medicare), bill the government (state or […]

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