What are the consequences for being charged with theft by conversion? The car rental has been returned. I haven't been into any trouble with the law. This is my first arrest.
First off, I am sorry to hear about your situation. I need a little more information from you before I can help you out. When you say the rental was returned, when was it returned, before or after the arrest? Secondly, has the rental car been paid in full?How long did you have it and how long were you supposed to have it? With this additional information, I can better help you.I look forward to hearing from you,J. Scott
There is a balance of 350.00. The car was reported stolen on 06/2/2012 I was stopped and arrested and the car was towed. I am assuming the I will be responsible for the cost of the tow as well. There is a possibility that I may owe the rental company more than 500.00. The car was due back 3 weeks ago.
Had the rental car agency contacted you to try and get the car back? Under the law in many states, a person commits theft by conversion (or embezzlement) when, having lawfully obtained funds or property of another under an agreement or other legal obligation to apply the funds or property in a particular manner, he knowingly coverts such funds or property in a manner inconsistent with the agreement or obligation.When an individual is charged with theft by conversion, it can be an incredibly stressful experience. The charge of theft by conversion is serious and often involves complex legal work. It is imperative to discuss your theft by conversion charge with an attorney who can explain your legal options, defenses, and rights. But the fact that the conversion was a vehicle, it could easily be converted into a felony charge. If I were you, I would call the company and see how much you owe and I would try and get it down there as soon as possible. Hopefully, they will be willing to drop the charges if you get the money down to them as soon as possible. Also, since the car is returned and the company is paid, the prosecutor's office and judge may look better upon your actions. If the company is unwilling to drop the charges if you pay your bill in full, then I would contact an attorney immediately. In fact, I would really think hard about contacting one right now. I hope that helps, good luck with your situation. If you need anything else from me, please feel free to contact me.My best,J. Scott
Did you have any further questions in regard to your issue? If you are satisfied with my answer, I would appreciate it if you hit the "accept button" so I can get credit for the answer. If you need any further clarification, I am happy to help out as well. I just want to make sure that you are satisfied with the answer given.I look forward to hearing from you,J. Scott
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