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My brother got in trouble for using a company account to purchase

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My brother got in trouble for using a company account to purchase items and then sold them. It was for approximately $8000.00 dollars what type of trouble and jail time is he facing. This is the first time he has evere been in trouble
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Ellen replied 7 years ago.
what was the exact charge
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
There are no charges yet I am just trying to help him understand what is going on. He just got let go from the company and is waiting to find out if they are going to do anything.
Expert:  Ellen replied 7 years ago.

Thank you for your question.

Your brother could be charged with embezzlement, a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 5 years or a fine of not more than $10,000.00 or 3 times the value of the money or property embezzled, whichever is greater, or both imprisonment and a fine.
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