Theft in the Workplace

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Stealing from your employer is not an official crime in the State of Florida. However Prosecutors and Judges treat it in a more serious manner than general theft charges. Why is that? We will explore the reasons and the potential penalties facing those who get charged with theft from their employers.

Billions of dollars are lost and stolen annually from businesses, because of employee theft. Employee dishonesty and theft costs U.S. business over $50 billion dollars annually. It is plain to see that the businesses of the United States cannot continue to function if they let employees steal from them.

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Published In: Criminal Law Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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