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Thank you for the information and your question. Can someone be charged with a crime they didn't commit, yes, it happens sometimes, but the likelihood of a charge is low unless there is some other evidence to support the theft. In addition, just because someone is charged doesn't mean they will ever even get to trial let alone be convicted.
The State prosecutor would have to have enough evidence to prove a theft beyond a reasonable doubt. Very difficult burden to carry and, in this case, unless your employee says the $1100 was in the wallet when it was turned over to you, there is no evidence that the $1100 even existed in the wallet, let alone that you took it. So, based on what you shared, there is little chance that this will go forward. This assumes the facts you supplied and that there is no other evidence, as I discussed, and no reason not to believe you (for example, you have convictions for theft in the past or your employee says you took the wallet with the money in it. )
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