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Unfortunately for the employee, yes they can still file a police report. That is because the actual crime of taking the money (theft) was committed when it was taken. The fact that the employee is paying back the employer doesn't now negate the crime. It would be like a person breaking into a car, taking a wallet from the front seat, then changing their mind and returning the wallet - the crime has still be committed.That said, only the state, through the prosecutor's office, can file charges. No one else may "press charges." An employer can file a police report, but the state has final say.If you need clarification about my answer or additional information, please use the SEND or REPLY button to continue our conversation. Your satisfaction is my goal and I am here to help!Please remember to kindly leave a positive rating for me by clicking on the stars, as that is the only way experts are paid for their time even though you may have already paid a deposit to the site. Follow-up questions asked in this thread do not cost anything additional after leaving a positive rating. Thank you!
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