Embezzlement is a type of monetary fraud and can include offenses ranging from an employee taking cash out of the boss's register after work, to a letter carrier stealing mail, to a financial officer misappropriating client funds. It is a federal crime and often charged as a felony. If you're under investigation for embezzlement or facing charges, you must act quickly! Contact an Atlanta embezzlement lawyer at Weintraub & Alper Legal. before talking to the police or allowing a search of your property.
Whether you are under investigation by the U.S. government or have been charged with committing a federal crime, you need a law firm experienced in defending people in federal court. You don't want to error by retaining a Atlanta embezzlement attorney who has no federal court experience to defend you against charges such as embezzlement, extortion or conspiracy. With more than 55 years of combined experience and a former federal prosecutor on our team, we have the skills to defend your rights, and may be able to get the charges against you reduced or win an acquittal.
Accused of embezzling? Speak to our attorney about your case as soon as possible to start your defense.
Penalties for Embezzlement Convictions in Georgia
The exact penalties for embezzlement depend on the position of trust or authority that has been exploited and the amount that has been taken. Penalties for a conviction could include:
- Imprisonment of up to 30 years for the most serious of charges
- Exorbitant fines and restitution amounts
- Loss of ability to be bonded
- Tax evasion charges
- Given the complexity of charges that may be levied against you and the severity of the penalties the court may impose, it is strongly recommended that you turn to the law firm that provides defense in federal crimes as a central part of its practice.
Are you facing charges for embezzlement? Turn to the Atlanta embezzlement attorney at Weintraub & Alper Legal. for skillful defense. Contact us today!
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