Embezzlement Laws & Charges

Embezzlement is a form of property theft. It happens when a person who was supposed to manage another person’s or entity’s property, steals some or all of those assets. The important legal aspect is that the person had legal access to the money or property of another but did not actually have legal ownership of it. When you take the money or property of another person or entity, this is stealing. But when you combine the stealing with the fact that the person was in a place of trust, then you have the crime of embezzlement.

Embezzlement Laws, Charges & Statute of Limitations

Embezzlement is a form of property theft. It happens when a person who was supposed to manage another person’s or entity’s property, steals some or all of those assets. The important legal aspect is that the person had legal access to the money or property of another but did not actually have legal ownership of… Read More »