If you may be or are being investigated for embezzlement in the Durham area, contact a Durham criminal lawyer immediately at The Law Office of John C. Fitzpatrick. You should not speak with law enforcement or other investigators before discussing your situation with an attorney. If you’ve already been charged, you have the right to remain silent and speak to a lawyer.
In North Carolina, embezzlement is categorized as a white-collar crime. Any crime involving the misappropriation of funds entrusted to an individual for economical gain is considered embezzlement. It is considered larceny and you will face heavy penalties under North Carolina state law if convicted.