Are You Seeking Embezzlement Defense?
Call Our Effective Theft Crimes Attorney in Knoxville, TN
At the Law Office of Joseph A. Fanduzz, our team is dedicated to providing
reliable defense and aggressive representation for individuals who are facing charges for embezzlement and other crimes.
We recognize how stressful it is to not know what your future may hold.
This is why we encourage you to reach out to our Knoxville criminal defense
attorney as soon as possible after you have been charged. We will utilize our
vast trial and negotiation experience to help you get you the results you want.
Have you been accused of committing embezzlement?
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Understanding Embezzlement Charges
Embezzlement is a type of property theft that is committed when an individual
who was entrusted to manage or monitor someone else's property or
money, steals all or some of that property or money for their own personal
use. While the defendant had legal access to the other individuals'
property or money, they did not have legal ownership of it. This is a
white collar crime that is usually committed by individuals in corporate
settings with access to large amounts of money. Rather than just being
referred to as a
theft crime, embezzlement involves violating a special position of trust for the purpose
of personal gain.
Penalties for Committing Embezzlement in Tennessee
In Tennessee, the punishment for embezzlement is based upon the value of
the money or property that was stolen.
The penalties for embezzling money or property with the following values
are as follows:
$500 or less: Fine of up to $2,500, up to 1 year in jail, or both.
Between $500 and $1,000: Fine of up to $3,000, 1 to 6 year prison sentence, or both.
Between $1,000 and $10,000: Fine of up to $5,000, 2 to 12 year prison sentence, or both.
Between $10,000 and $60,000: Fine of up to $10,000, 3 to 15 year prison sentence, or both.
Money or property worth $60,000 or more: Fine of up to $25,000, 8 to 30 years in prison, or both.
With such serious penalties, it is important that you contact our firm
as soon as possible after you have been charged with embezzlement. The
sooner you retain our services, the sooner we can begin gathering all
information and working to build the strongest defense possible. Regardless
of how serious your situation may seem, you can trust that
we will do everything in our power to see that your best interests are upheld.
Set up your free consultation today!
With so much at stake, it is essential that you do not waste any time.
Contact our firm immediately to face your charges with confidence. We
stand ready to fight for you, no matter how complex your situation may seem.
If you are interested in scheduling a
free initial consultation
, be sure to
call us today