Embezzlement Defense Attorney in Anchorage

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Embezzlement occurs when an individual in positions of trust or responsibility acquires assets from another person or entity for their own personal gain. While some cases may involve small amounts of money, other cases may implicate thousands of dollars.

If you are currently under investigation for embezzlement in Alaska, our Anchorage criminal defense attorneys can provide you with the help you need to obtain the results you desire. With over 75 years of combined experience, we are dedicated to protecting the rights and reputations of our clients.

Embezzlement Penalties

Like all theft offenses in the state, the penalties for embezzlement depend on the value of the property involved in the offense. Even at the lowest amount, an individual can potentially face jail time and fines.

The following are the embezzlement penalties based on the value of the stolen property:

  • Worth less than $50 – Class B misdemeanor
    • Maximum jail sentence of 90 days
    • Fine of up to $2,000
  • Worth less than $50 (second or subsequent charge within the last five years of embezzlement or another similar theft offense) – Class A misdemeanor
    • Maximum jail sentence of one year
    • Fine of up to $10,000
  • Worth between $50 and $500 – Class A misdemeanor
    • Maximum jail sentence of one year
    • Fine of up to $10,000
  • Worth between $50 and $500 (second or subsequent charge within the last five years of embezzlement or another similar theft offense) – Class C felony
    • Maximum prison sentence of five years
    • Fine of up to $50,000
  • Worth between $500 and $25,000 – Class C felony
    • Maximum prison sentence of five years
    • Fine of up to $50,000
  • Worth more than $25,000 – Class B felony
    • Maximum prison sentence of 10 years
    • Fine of up to $100,000

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At Denali Law Group, our Anchorage embezzlement defense attorneys have a firm understanding of Alaska theft laws and court proceedings to help you navigate through the complexities of your case. Do not hesitate to obtain the legal representation necessary to get your life back on the right track.

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