Legal Question in Criminal Law in Texas

I worked for an insurance agency in tx. an insured brought a check to our office and the payee was left blank. I entered my name and cashed the check. can I be charged with anything?

Asked on 5/15/13, 3:02 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Cynthia Henley Cynthia Henley, Lawyer

Obviously. You committed a theft. The level of offense depends on the amount of the check. And, prosecutors do not look favorably upon employee thefts. You need to hire a lawyer immediately to try to rectify this before you are charged.

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Answered on 5/15/13, 4:53 pm

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