Embezzlement & Theft from Employer
WHAT IS EMBEZZLEMENT?
In the State of Michigan, Embezzlement occurs when a person entrusted to manage or control another person or entity’s money or property, steals or illegally takes all or part of that property for their own personal gain or use. An important designation of embezzlement is a person who embezzles money or property from another person or entity has legal access to that money, however, they do not have legal ownership of that property.
Embezzlement is a serious crime and depending on the amount of money or the value of property taken, a conviction can come with severe penalties. These penalties range from a misdemeanor with minimal or no jail time, to a felony with substantial prison time. Embezzlement is a crime of dishonesty and a conviction can negatively affect you for the rest of your life. Our criminal defense team has the experience necessary to achieve the best results when facing any embezzlement charge. It is important to your future to have a criminal defense team that you trust fighting for your rights.