Practice areas > Embezzlement Defense

Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph, PL may provide embezzlement defense to clients that are under investigation or have been accused of committing an act of embezzlement. The first step in choosing an effective embezzlement defense team is to determine whether that team has the experience and qualifications needed to prove the defendant’s innocence if authorities move forward with formal charges. Embezzlement is a very serious criminal offense and the effects of authorities conducting an embezzlement investigation may be devastating both personally and professionally. If convicted of embezzlement, the defendant may face heavy civil fines and/or a long prison sentence.

Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph, PL are experienced in embezzlement defense.
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Embezzlement is a form of theft that is closely related to larceny. However, the two crimes differ in that larceny is trespassory – the perpetrator did not have right to possession of the property. Embezzlement may also be closely compared to fraud.

Some of the fraud cases that Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph, PL also provide white collar criminal defense for are:

• Tax fraud
• Bank fraud
• Securities fraud
• Insurance fraud
• Health care fraud
• Accounting fraud
• Money laundering

The main goal in an embezzlement defense case is to vindicate the defendant by proving that the defendant had not committed an act of conversion; resulting in a loss to the owner of the property, and that the defendant was not trespassory in their act and had legal right to have possession of the property. In a large corporation or business where many upper level executives and professionals are entrusted with the property of their employers, it may be very difficult to prove embezzlement if the employees have rights to use the funds or property of their employer.

Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph, PL are experienced in dealing with corporate accounting practices, internal controls, administrative audits, corporate compliance, business and tax planning, and the legal implications which involve the individuals and organizations associated with domestic and international business.

Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph, PL are experienced in embezzlement defense.
Contact an embezzlement defense lawyer at Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph, PL.