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Theft is the taking of someone's property without their permission. Theft crimes cover a broad range of offenses in two major categories, petty theft and grand theft. Petty theft is typically charged as a misdemeanor, while grand theft (larceny) is usually charged as a felony. Types of theft include shoplifting, robbery, armed robbery, auto theft, carjacking, buying or receiving stolen property, and not paying for services that have been received. White collar crimes such as embezzlement, bank fraud, identity theft and credit card fraud are another form of theft that often involve highly intricate schemes.
There are various defenses that can be used in theft cases that a Scottsdale criminal defense lawyer from The Law Offices of Randolph D. Toscano, PLLC can explain. My office is skilled in theft cases and can discuss your legal options if you have been charged with this crime. You will need a competent attorney in a theft case to prepare a tough defense and ensure your rights are protected.
There are many factors that are considered in a theft case, including what was taken, how much was taken, the value of the item(s) taken, how it was taken, if a weapon was used, and if someone was injured or killed during the theft. The defendant's prior criminal history can also have an impact on the outcome of the case. Penalties for a theft crime can include:
My name is Randolph D. Toscano and have successfully represented many clients accused of theft crimes. These cases can be unusually complex, particularly if the charges are for the commission of white collar crime. My firm has the resources to thoroughly analyze any type of evidence in the preparation of your defense, and will vigorously dispute the prosecution's case. Contact a Scottsdale theft lawyer if you are facing theft charges for reliable counsel and aggressive defense.
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