Q: What am I facing for a felony larceny by employee charge, possession of stolen goods and felony false pretense charge?
I have a clean criminal background.
A: GREAT QUESTION
N.C.G.S. § 14-74 covers Larceny by Employee charges in North Carolina.
Ordinarily, that is a Class H felony. BUT, that is dependent on the amount at issue.
If the value of the money, goods, or other items that are illegally taken is $100,000 or more, the it is a Class C Felony in North Carolina.
Larceny by Employee and Embezzlement charges are sometimes confused with one another.
You may benefit from reading:
EMBEZZLEMENT IN NC: https://www.carolinaattorneys.com/what-is-embezzlement.html
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EMBEZZLEMENT AND FALSE PRETENSE: https://www.carolinaattorneys.com/what-s-the-difference-between-embezzlement-and-false-pretense.html
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A FELONY AND MISDEMEANOR CHARGE: https://www.carolinaattorneys.com/north-carolina-criminal-law-chapter-14-1-felonies-and-misdemeano.html
WHAT IS FELONY LARCENY: https://www.carolinaattorneys.com/north-carolina-criminal-law-14-72-a-felonious-larcenygoods-worth.html
NORTH CRIMINAL LAW: https://www.ncleg.net/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/BySection/Chapter_14/GS_14-74.html
LARCENY EMBEZZLEMENT AND FRAUD IN NC: https://www.carolinaattorneys.com/larceny-embezzlement-fraud.html
EMBEZZLEMENT OF PROPERTY: https://www.carolinaattorneys.com/north-carolina-criminal-law-14-90-embezzlement-of-property-by-vi.html
Even lower-level felonies involving crimes of theft, dishonesty, and/or stealing can have long-lasting consequences.
Indeed, a conviction for even misdemeanor larceny can make finding and keeping a good job difficult.
This is a deceptively complex area of criminal law in NC.
Seek legal counsel immediately.
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