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Understanding Embezzlement Charges

What is Embezzlement? Embezzlement is a crime of trust in which any individual who has lawful access to any type of property or assets uses said access as a means of stealing, misappropriating, or transferring ownership. Charges of embezzlement typically occur when someone who is entrusted to provide expert financial services, such as an accountant, uses… Read More

Former Florida Governor Candidate Arrested For Fraud

Yinka Abodeda Adeshinka, a former Republican gubernatorial candidate in the state of Florida who was defeated in the 2014 Republican Primary Election, was arrested on October 13 at the Tallahassee Regional Airport on two counts of fraud. According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), Adeshinka allegedly fabricated approximately $150,000 of the $182,000 in… Read More

Georgia man faces federal embezzlement charges

A federal grand jury recently indicted a man who was once the Assistant Controller for the Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation for embezzlement. Donald Thomas allegedly embezzled roughly $450,000 in public funds from Grady Memorial Hospital. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the investigation of Thomas began after it received information that he was abusing… Read More