Criminal Defense

Employee theft and other crimes

Under Florida statutes, the act of employee theft is a third-degree felony that carries up to five years in prison and up to $5,000 in fines. Employee theft occurs in a multitude of ways, including embezzlement or sharing confidential information. Studies have found...

Embezzlement or employee theft?

The only true difference between embezzlement and theft in Florida is duty. This is because if someone embezzles something, he or she has been entrusted with responsibilities and has abused his or her power. By contrast, an employee has committed theft if he or she...