Facing embezzlement charges can be terrifying and stressful because so many parties are potentially involved when embezzlement allegations are made. There is the employer, the police, the government, and maybe friends and family. Those accused of embezzlement frequently do not know where to turn or what to do. They either have been falsely accused, or they made a terrible mistake and just want the whole ordeal over with.
Embezzlement can take the form of theft, falsification of documents, or misappropriation of funds or company assets. The charges can be state or federal, depending on the extent, and the offense can involve a few hundred or millions of dollars.
If you have questions regarding your embezzlement charges, call 415-623-3600 to start building your defense today.
Embezzlement Defense In California
Often considered a white collar crime, embezzlement occurs in corporate, financial, employment and government sectors. Additional crimes commonly associated with embezzlement may include:
- Theft from an employer
- Falsifying financial documents
- Misappropriation of funds or company assets
- Honest services fraud
Charges of embezzlement may be mistakenly brought against individuals who did not knowingly or intentionally commit a crime. Misinterpretation of financial records and other circumstances may lead officials to believe that embezzlement occurred. We work to explain misunderstandings and clear our clients of the charges.
We have also assisted many individuals in avoiding criminal charges by working out civil compromises with their employers, thus avoiding heavy penalties and potential jail time. We can assist those charged with employer embezzlement.
A Successful Reputation In Fraud Defense
The attorneys at Jayne Law Group, P.C., have experience with theft and embezzlement cases involving amounts ranging from $1,000 to several million dollars. Julia Jayne spent years as a prosecutor, so she understands how theft and embezzlement cases are prosecuted in California. This experience is beneficial in defending clients today.
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Contact A Lawyer At Jayne Law Group, P.C.
If you have been charged with embezzlement or theft, you can call us for embezzlement defense 24 hours a day at 415-623-3600.
You may also assess your best options when accused of embezzlement by your employer by contacting our firm online for an initial consultation, free of charge. We can assist you with an embezzlement case, as we have done for many clients. Our focus is keeping people’s records clean and keeping them out of jail.