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Embezzlement Defense

Have you been arrested for embezzlement in Round Rock?

The easiest way to think about embezzlement is a type of financial theft done by an employee. Some classify it as a theft crime, but it is often categorized as a white collar crime. The crime involves an individual taking property that was entrusted to them by an employer. For example, an employee at a retail store taking money from the cash register or a bank teller taking money from a customer's account.

In order to be charged with embezzlement, the prosecutor will need to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you have:

  • Taken money or goods;
  • Without consent from the owner;
  • With the intent to deprive the owner of the property;
  • Violated a special position of trust;

Embezzlement Penalties

The sentence that can follow an embezzlement offense will depend on the value of the goods involved. The smaller amounts, $50 and under, could result in a Class C misdemeanor offense punishable by a $500 fine. If the embezzlement offense involves property valued at $200,000 or more, the defendant is looking at a first degree felony punishable by between five and 99 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

If you have questions about your unique offense and the possible consequences, do not hesitate to give Attorney R. Scott Magee a call at (512) 600-1560. The specific statutes that holds the penalties can be found at Texas Stat. & Code Ann. § 31.03.

Need a lawyer for an embezzlement case?

There are several defenses that can be made against embezzlement charges, some include:

  • Lack of intent to deprive owner
  • Consent from the owner
  • Honest mistake

Set up your free initial consultation with Attorney, R. Scott Magee today to discuss the potential defenses to your case and how we can help you fight your charges. Attorney R. Scott Magee has been helping individuals facing these types of charges for almost 20 years and is ready to help.

Contact our Round Rock white collar crime lawyer now to get started! We accept cases in Round Rock, Georgetown, and Williamson County.