A Canyon Country woman will spend two years in jail for embezzlement. The woman, who worked for a Valencia company, pleaded no contest to grand theft. She worked for the company as an administrative assistant. Prosecutors claim that over a period of nearly 6 years, she took more than $200,000 from her employer.
Authorities arrested the woman in August following an investigation. According to investigators, the woman embezzled money from the company between April 2010 and March 2016. Initially, the woman pleaded not guilty, but recently changed her plea.
Santa Clarita Embezzlement Attorney
Embezzlement is a crime of opportunity, so it can have significant financial impact on its victims. When you face embezzlement charges, hire an experienced embezzlement attorney like Robert Helfend. Mr. Helfend has nearly 35 years of experience in courtroom criminal defense and takes cases in Santa Clarita and throughout Southern California.
While prosecutors can and do charge grand theft as a felony, their primary concern is making the victim whole. Asking for long incarceration terms can interfere with a defendant’s ability to make restitution. A short incarceration term – or no incarceration at all – allows defendants to seek gainful employment and make restitution payments.
Mr. Helfend works directly with his clients on each case. He does not pass cases along to less experienced attorneys, which sometimes happens at larger law firms. His plain-English style also means that you’ll always know the status of your case. You’ll know exactly what you’re up against at all times.
Don’t work with a less experienced defense attorney, and don’t assume that there’s nothing you can do to defend yourself. Put an experienced, aggressive defense attorney like Robert Helfend in your corner.
Contact Robert Helfend or call toll-free at (800) 834-6434, (310) 456-3317, (818) 591-2809 or (805) 273-5611 for an immediate consultation on your Los Angeles County embezzlement case.
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