The fallout from the Enron scandal in 2007 has been the enactment of tougher laws and stiffer penalties for financial crimes committed by both big corporations and individuals. Federal and Texas prosecutors target financial fraud, embezzlement, and employee theft with a vengeance in response to the public’s hostility towards individuals accused of financial crimes.
What is Embezzlement?
Embezzlement and Employee Theft is the fraudulent taking of property by a trusted individual.
Employee Theft Clients in Houston, Texas
Clients of the Law Office of Paul Schiffer for embezzlement cases have included:
· Chief Financial Officers
· Bank Officers
· Estate Managers
· Financial Advisors
· Business Brokers
· Office Managers
· Bank Tellers
· And other employees
From complex schemes to simply using a corporate credit card for personal use, each case and client that comes to veteran embezzlement defense attorney, Paul Schiffer, gets the same detailed investigation and extensive preparation that is required to get indictments avoided, charges dismissed, charges reduced, acquittals from juries, or the best resolution otherwise.
Penalties For Employment Theft In Texas
Penalties for embezzlement and employee theft in both Federal courts and Texas increase as the amount of loss increases and the number of perceived victims increases. If sophisticated means are alleged to have been used, Federal sentencing guidelines add additional time to a prison sentence. Many, many times complex financial crimes are prosecuted in the Federal courts so a veteran defense attorney with experience in the Federal court system can be the difference between prison and freedom.
By their nature, embezzlement and employee theft crimes are a document intensive crime, involving voluminous financial data. It is essential that you have an attorney who knows where to look, and what to look for when preparing your defense. A comprehensive team approach using resources including computer experts, financial consultants, and forensic accountants help us determine both the strengths and weaknesses of the prosecution’s case, helping you obtain the best results possible.
Your Best Defense – Call Me Today
Experience and knowledge are the most effective weapons in the courtroom to have your case dismissed, charges reduced, or successfully tried to a jury. With over 40 years of combined experience as an employee theft defense attorney and former prosecutor in Houston, Texas, I will fight aggressively to get the best results for you.
Call me today at 713-521-0059 for a free and confidential case evaluation.
Serious problems require serious lawyers.
Call Houston white collar crimes defense attorney Paul Schiffer today at (713)-521-0059 to start strategically building your defense.