If you are the subject of an embezzlement investigation, your rights, your freedom and your reputation are at stake. At the Hartford law offices of Rome McGuigan, P.C., we help clients resolve their criminal fraud charges in the most efficient and effective manner possible, while maintaining their privacy.

Helping Clients Overcome Their Current Legal Challenges

Embezzlement charges arise when an individual, who was given money or property to manage, invest or safeguard for another, misappropriates those funds for his or her own personal gain.

In Connecticut, embezzlement is charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the amount of money involved. Penalties for convictions range from the hundreds to tens of thousands of dollars, and involve possible prison sentences anywhere from three months to 20 years.

At Rome McGuigan, P.C., our attorneys are experienced criminal defense litigators. As former prosecutors, we understand the nuances of the courtroom and know how to build effective litigation strategies that ensure our clients obtain the most favorable result possible.

Employee Theft Defense

Embezzlement can take many forms. While the most common type of embezzlement involves an employee transferring corporate funds into his or her personal bank account, other forms of embezzlement include:

  • Fraudulent billing
  • Fraudulent payrolls
  • Falsification of financial records
  • Ponzi schemes
  • Siphoning company funds
  • Taking company property

Contact Rome McGuigan, P.C.

If you've been accused of a white collar crime, such as embezzlement, you must act fast to protect your rights, your freedom and your reputation. Contact the white collar criminal defense lawyers at Rome McGuigan, P.C., at 860-560-8037 or toll free at 866-558-6182 today.