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Q: What is the statue of limitations in Colorado, on fudiciary Embezzlement.

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A: There is no such thing as the crime of "fiduciary" embezzlement. Nor tis there a crime known as embezzlement in Colorado .. the crime is Theft and the typical statute of limitations in Colorado for Theft is 3 years.

If this is a so called "special victim" theft -- such as theft from the elderly - the punishment may be enhanced but the length of the statute of limitations remains the same if the crime is a felony.

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