Criminal Defense Lawyer in Albany, New York
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Albany Criminal Defense Lawyer Representing Persons Accused of Federal Embezzlement Offenses

“Embezzlement” is a term used to describe larceny in the context of a business or a non-profit organization. Often, charges of theft described as embezzlement are the result of a lengthy investigation. Many people make the mistake of taking a “wait and see” approach when they hear rumors or have any indication that they may be under investigation for suspected embezzlement. The consequences of waiting “to see what happens” can be very damaging, with results such as the following:

  • Damage to reputation
  • Loss of one’s job, career and/or profession
  • Great financial loss through legal fees, fines and related losses
  • Prison

When theft charges resulting from alleged embezzlement are tried in federal court, federal sentencing guidelines may make prison time unavoidable for most convictions. If you are charged with embezzlement or any type of theft or white collar crime, or are under investigation, please consider contacting us now. Guidance from proven Albany criminal defense lawyer may prove invaluable.

Successful Experience Handling Complex Federal and State Cases

Our firm, led by proven Albany criminal defense attorney James E. Tyner, has substantial experience defending people accused of various forms of fraud and embezzlement. Federal investigators often build high-profile white collar crime cases by trying to threaten suspects with negative consequences if they fail to cooperate. In fact, “cooperation” with the investigation is very likely to have disastrous consequences.

Making Statements Without a Qualified Lawyer’s Advice Is Highly Risky

You may think that you did not give the authorities evidence against your interests, but you may still face other serious charges for making false official statements or obstruction of justice depending on how your interactions go with authorities. This is all the more reason to follow the same advice we give our clients in every criminal defense case:

  • Talk to an attorney while the investigationis going on, if possible
  • Do not talk to authorities — Let your lawyer do that
  • Do not talk to other people about the possible charges

Any allegation or potential charge involving fraudulent business or financial activity calls for experienced and dedicated representation. Please call our office at 518-363-6293contact us online or email us directly now for an initial consultation to discuss your circumstances and the ways to protect your freedom.

Hear What Our Clients Have To Say

I have hired James Tyner to assist me with a few speeding tickets in New York State. I paid Mr. Tyner an affordable flat rate fee and I never had to appear in Court, thus not missing any time from work or school. Mr. Tyner was able to negotiate my speeding tickets down to parking tickets and I was able to keep my license clean. I highly recommend Mr. Tyner's office. He and his staff respond quickly to emails/calls, and I was always provided updates in my cases promptly.