Embezzlement Lawyer in Las Vegas

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Embezzlement is the act of wrongfully diverting money, goods or property that does not belong to you for personal profit. Acts of embezzlement can range from an employee stealing money from his/her company to a caregiver taking money from an elderly individual.

In Nevada, common embezzlement crimes typically involve casino employees taking money and convert it as their own and bank employees stealing money or defrauding the bank for personal gain. These criminal offenses tend to accompany charges such as bribery, fraud, corruption and tax crimes. To convict someone of embezzlement, proof must be given that the defendant intended to steal or deprive the rightful owner of his/her money or property. If you have been accused of embezzlement, it is important that you speak one of our Las Vegas white collar crimes attorneys to find out what your options are.


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What Penalties Will I Face?

Potential penalties will depend upon the value of the property you are accused of taking.

Penalties for embezzlement:

  • If you are accused of embezzling property valued at less than $650: You will be charged with a misdemeanor offense that is punishable by up to 6 months in jail and a $1,000 fine.
  • If you are accused of embezzling property that is $650 or more but less than $3,500: You will be charged with a Category C felony offense that is punishable by up to 5 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
  • If you are accused of embezzling property that is $3,500 or more: You will be charged with a Category B felony offense that is punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. You will also be ordered to pay restitution to the victim.

When you retain the Law Office of David R. Fischer, you can be confident that we have the tools and resources to help you overcome your embezzlement charges. We can examine all applicable financial data, look for flaws in the prosecutor's case, and negotiate a plea deal if necessary. In fact, our lead attorney has a Master's in Dispute Resolution, meaning he has received in-depth training on effective negotiation tactics. He knows what it takes to secure a favorable deal and he is not afraid to aggressively push for the best possible outcome.


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