Aggravating Factors that Could Affect Your Embezzlement Charges

March 29th, 2021 by Tad Nelson in Embezzlement, White Collar Crime

White collar crimes have a reputation for being less severe than other kinds of criminal offenses. While it is true that someone accused of a white collar crime may not face the same severe penalties as someone who was convicted of a violent or repeat drug offense, they can still have devastating consequences for defendants. […]

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Embezzling from Your Employer Can Lead to Serious Felony Charges

June 26th, 2019 by Tad Nelson in White Collar, White Collar Crime

White collar theft is treated just as seriously in Texas as any other crime. Embezzling money from your employer, for example, is a type of theft. And if the embezzlement occurs over an extended period of time, you can even be charged with “aggregate theft” for the total value of the money or property that […]

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What Penalties Could I Face for Stealing From My Employer?

October 30th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in White Collar Crime

Many white collar crimes involve theft by deception or lying, as opposed to burglary or violence. Embezzlement, for example, occurs when property is entrusted to someone who later misappropriates it. This includes an employee who is accused of taking money that rightfully belongs to his or her employer. Pasadena Woman Faces 20 Years for Embezzling […]

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Texas investors fooled by Ponzi scheme

January 11th, 2013 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

A $195 million Ponzi scheme has affected 724 victims in multiple states, including several Texas investors. At least three of the perpetrators behind the investment scheme have received felony sentences, including an order to pay more than $155 million in restitution. As defined by the FBI, a Ponzi scheme typically promises high financial returns or […]

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