Massachusetts Fraud, Embezzlement & Larceny
Bristol County Fraud, Embezzlement & Larceny Attorney
Defending Against Fraud, Embezzlement & Larceny Charges in Taunton, Attleboro, Wrentham & Norfolk County
Being accused of fraud, embezzlement, or larceny can not only result in serious criminal penalties but can also result in negative harm to your reputation, career, and financial stability. At The Law Office of Brett V. Beaubien, we understand how serious these criminal charges can be, and we are committed to helping to protect our clients from these devastating consequences.
At The Law Office of Brett V. Beaubien, our experienced attorneys are dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals accused of fraud, embezzlement, and larceny in Bristol County, MA. We understand that facing such serious charges can be overwhelming and intimidating. That's why we work diligently to provide our clients with skilled legal representation and a comprehensive understanding of their rights under the law. Attorney Brett V. Beaubien has extensive experience in criminal defense law, and he is dedicated to zealously defending the rights of every client.
At The Law Office of Brett V. Beaubien, our legal team is committed to providing personalized attention for every client. Our goal is to help you avoid a conviction or minimize your sentence if a conviction is unavoidable. Our team will investigate all aspects of your case thoroughly to uncover any potential errors or violations of your legal rights that could be used to support your defense. Additionally, we have ample experience mitigating charges through plea bargains and alternative sentencing options such as probation or community service programs.
It is important not to take fraud, embezzlement, or larceny accusations lightly; even if it is your first offense you could be facing severe penalties including incarceration and large fines upon conviction. Contact The Law Office of Brett V. Beaubien online or call (401) 427-4280 for the aggressive defense you need throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
What Are Fraud, Larceny, and Embezzlement Crimes in Massachusetts?
Fraud is an act committed by an individual with the intent to defraud someone else out of their money or property. Common types of fraud include identity theft, mortgage fraud, investment scams, and insurance fraud.
Larceny is the act of unlawfully taking another person's property without their permission with the intent to permanently deprive them of it. Larceny is usually divided into two categories: grand larceny and petty larceny. Grand larceny involves stealing more than $250 worth of property while petty larceny involves less than $250 worth of property, which is a misdemeanor offense in Massachusetts.
Embezzlement is a form of white-collar crime where someone entrusted with another person's property or money misuses it for their own personal gain. Embezzlement is usually a felony offense and carries harsh penalties including fines and jail time.
What Are the Penalties for Fraud, Larceny & Embezzlement in Massachusetts?
The penalties for fraud, larceny, and embezzlement differ depending on the severity of the crime committed. Generally speaking, however, these charges can result in significant legal consequences such as fines up to $15,000 and imprisonment for up to 20 years upon conviction. Additionally, you could face other sanctions such as restitution payments to victims of your crimes and damage to your reputation if convicted.
Contact The Law Office of Brett V. Beaubien Today
If you have been charged with committing fraud, larceny, or embezzlement in Massachusetts or Rhode Island, it is important to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately. The Law Office of Brett V. Beaubien can provide the aggressive legal representation and personalized attention needed throughout your case. We are dedicated to protecting your rights and defending you from the charges you face.