I worked for a company for 5 years. The first 2 years I worked for one boss and then moved up in the company and worked for another department but for the same company. This past month, my previous boss (whom I worked for the first 2 years of my employment with this company but not the remaining 3 years) was found embezzling LOTS of money. Everyone that worked under him or with him, or had any part in the banks audit was fired from the company. We were questioned and I was released because I worked under him. The investigators at the time did still fire me, but I had no knowledge of the theft
. I have no knowledge of any money stolen and I have no knowledge of dates, amounts, etc and I have no knowledge of any indication that this certain individual was doing wrong.
An FBI agent contacted me for an interview about this certain instance. My question is, even though I was released from the bank for whatever reason they decided, they did not release me in being an accomplice or having knowledge of, etc for this instance.
I am 100% innocent on the matter at hand. However, I am of course worried being questioned by an FBI agent and seeing how this case is strong enough to even be under FBI investigation
. This person and I had a personal relationship outside of the bank, and with our fellow bankers.
Do I need a lawyer for the interview (he decided a public place is this okay)? What do I need to do even though I guarantee I have no knowledge of this instance, do I need a lawyer regardless of my innocence?