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Embezzlement is considered a white collar crime. As with all white collar crimes, it is very important that you appoint an experienced Boston criminal defense attorney to start your case as soon as possible.

The legal definition of embezzlement is any crime involving the misappropriation of funds entrusted to him or her for personal, usually economical gain. It is a form of theft or larceny, and carries heavy penalties under Massachusetts state law. But in order to be convicted of embezzlement, the prosecution must prove the following:

A common case of embezzlement is if a banker or a broker invests a sum of money without the owner or investor’s consent, and then loses that sum of money. But it is also common for clients to make such mistakes without knowing that what they did was a crime.

Consult Our Boston Criminal Lawyer to Ensure You Have a Strong Defense

Many clients make the mistake of first attempting to right wrongs and clear their own names without the help of an attorney. This can actually help law enforcement build a case against you and increase your severity of punishment. If you believe that you or your loved could have possibly committed the crime of embezzlement or has been accused of doing so, contact us immediately for your consultation today.