Embezzlement is where a person has been entrusted or put in charge of property or money or any other assets and appropriate if they use it for their own purposes dishonestly. If you are accused of embezzlement, it is important that you contact us and speak to an embezzlement lawyer without delay.
There are many ways this crime can occur, and it is often associated with those who are in charge of public money and employed by, for example, Government bodies or charities.
A common scenario is where an employee steals money that belongs to their employer. If you are accused of stealing from work, you must seek legal advice from an embezzlement lawyer as the custodial sentence can be significant.
The consequences of being convicted
Because of the nature of the crime of this crime, it is treated as a significant breach of trust. As a consequence, these cases are treated seriously, and the penalties can be severe. Depending on whether your case is heard in the Sheriff Court or the High Court, you could face charges of 5 years or even more. Very often, these types of offences can attract custodial sentences. We will assist you with the preparation of your defence and representation at Court.
Our team of specialist lawyers at Graham Walker will assist you with the preparation of your defence and representation at Court. Here you will receive the best representation and work with someone who takes you all the way through the process. Cases can often be very complex and involve significant preparation and investigation by the embezzlement lawyer. Very often, these types of offences can attract custodial sentences.
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