The crime of embezzlement is broader than stolen money, it applies to any theft of property. The state of Arizona defines embezzlement as the crime of stealing all or small parts of property when they have been entrusted with monitoring or managing property. An individual with authorized access to another's property who takes advantage of that access for personal gain.
Typically embezzlement involves the repeated taking of small amounts over time, prosecutors often charge a person with multiple counts. Each count will result in prison time, which may have to be served consecutively. You should obtain legal representation as soon as possible.
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The crime of embezzlement carries very stiff penalties. The following are the penalties you could face if convicted of embezzlement:
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Our attorneys have years of experience in cases involving white collar crimes, including embezzlement and employee theft. When representing you, we will immediately begin your defense effort. We can retain experts in appropriate disciplines, such as forensic accountants.
These specialists may be able to challenge the prosecutor's version of events and present alternative explanations for certain transactions. Our Phoenix criminal attorneys at Suzuki Law Offices are experienced trial advocates who will fight for your rights and defend your liberty.
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