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Had some payroll indescretions and left my job. Should I

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Had some payroll indescretions and left my job. Should I wait to be contacted from my previous employer before obtaining an attorney?
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Maryland
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: Employer knows about it and I'm sure they are inspecting
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Nope that's it

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It would be wise to retain an attorney at this point. Pay him her for a consultation, explain the exact indiscretions, and direct the employer or law enforcement to him/her if and when either call. In most instances these are purely civil matters; the police want nothing to do with them...unless there is heavy embezzlement happening. But, it never hurts to be safe and if this should happen you do not want to incriminate yourself and you want the person representing you to be up to speed on the matter.

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