Theft is the action of taking something that does not belong to you without given permission. Penalties for theft include fines, probation, jail time and a criminal record.
Theft and fraud allegations can cause irreparable damage to your future and reputation. Our theft and fraud lawyers at Mass Tsang LLP are devoted to defending these allegations to protect your reputation. We work hard to make this process as painless as possible by limiting your exposure to the court system. Our criminal lawyers in Toronto know that if you are labelled a thief, there could be significant impact to your future employment prospects. As a result, we will do everything possible to defend the charges and keep your record clean.
It is important to seek assistance from one of our firm’s theft lawyers because we could negotiate results, which could include having the charges dropped, diverted or resolved in a positive manner to prevent against a criminal record. Our theft lawyers will do everything to prevent you from being labeled as a thief.
Fraud is the action of deceiving someone in order to unlawfully gain something. There are two categories of fraud: over $5000 and under $5000. If the amount is over $5000, the penalty can be up to 14 years in prison. If the amount is under $5000, then the penalty can be up to 2 years in prison. Utilizing a fraud lawyer in Toronto from our firm will allow us to use our knowledge to create a dynamic defence plan that will help win your case or reduce your penalty.
Fraud and theft charges can create a difficult situation. Our firm is ready and able to help you through this stressful time. For a consultation with an experienced fraud and theft lawyer in Toronto, call Mass Tsang LLP at 416-781-1148. With 20 years of total experience, we provide service to Toronto, Oshawa, Newmarket, Mississauga, Brampton, Milton, and other surrounding jurisdictions.
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