What is Embezzlement?

Miami & Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Embezzlement is the fraudulent misappropriation another’s money or assets by an individual in lawful possession of them. These funds can belong to an employer, company, individual, or government organization.

Embezzlement is a serious white collar crime that most often takes place in the business world. If you have been charged with embezzlement, you should hire an experienced criminal defense attorney right away to begin planning your defense. The punishment varies for each case, but the prison sentences and fines for this crime can be very harsh.

The Cochran Firm South Florida is part of an extensive nationwide network of lawyers founded by the late Johnnie Cochran. We have the vast manpower and resources necessary to fully investigate the charges against you, and we have the experience to formulate a defense strategy that will give you the best chance for a successful outcome to your case. The stakes are too high to trust your embezzlement defense to anyone but the best. Our criminal defense attorneys will aggressively defend your case every step of the way to make sure your rights are fully protected.

If you live in the West Palm, Miami or Fort Myers, Florida area and have been charged with embezzlement, please contact our criminal defense attorneys today to schedule your confidential consultation with The Cochran Firm South Florida.