Embezzlement Attorney in Los Angeles

What is embezzlement?

According to California Penal Code § 503, the crime of embezzlement is defined as "the fraudulent appropriation of property by a person to whom it has been entrusted." To explain in more detail, embezzlement is when someone is given responsibility over the assets or finances of another person and secretly uses those assets to their own benefit without the permission of the owner. This offense is most often a white collar crime committed by persons of high business standing, such as accountants and bankers who are in charge of other people's finances.

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