Case Results

PRIOR RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE SIMILAR OUTCOMES

FELONY THEFT & LARCENY RESULTS

Grand Larceny & Criminal Tax Fraud

Our client faced up to twenty-five years in prison after he allegedly funneled New York City and New York State tax money into his own bank accounts for personal use. Once of the City’s biggest scofflaws, our client maintained hotels in New York and abroad. Despite a total alleged Grand Larceny of $5,000,000, our client ultimately was only required to pay $1,800,000 in restitution. More importantly, our client did not serve any time at all in prison despite being charged with a “B” felony that carries a mandatory term of incarceration.

Grand Larceny, Identity Theft & Forgery

Prosecutors alleged that our client stole from two individuals an amount that exceeded $70,000. As a result, detectives with the NYPD arrested our client on two separate cases. Our client was charged in two separate cases with over twenty felonies with sentences up to seven years on each one. After attacking the complaints and various grounds, prosecutors dismissed one of the cases and reduced the second case to a misdemeanor. Ultimately, our client pleaded to a misdemeanor and avoided jail. In total, our client was only required to pay $20,000 in restitution over an extended period of time.

Grand Larceny & Criminal Tax Fraud

After failing to file tax returns for multiple years, prosecutors alleged that our client hid and owed tens of millions of dollars to New York City and New York State. Prosecutors threatened to arrest our client where he would face mandatory incarceration up to twenty-five years. After meeting with prosecutors and extensive negotiations, the District Attorney’s Office dropped the investigation with proof that old tax returns were filed. Our client avoided arrest and was able to resume his career as a hedge fund trader should he wish to do so.

Grand Larceny, Identity Theft & Falsifying Business Records

A nursing student who graduated from one of the top liberal arts colleges in the United States, prosecutors alleged that our client had fraudulently opened a credit card account after an application for another person was inadvertently mailed to his home. Compounding matters, our client allegedly used this credit card to purchase a $25,000 car. In doing so, prosecutors also claimed he falsely filled out a loan application. Facing up to seven years in prison on multiple felonies, Crotty Saland PC negotiated a disposition where our client pleaded to Disorderly Conduct. A violation and not a crime, our client avoided a criminal record and incarceration.

Grand Larceny

A financial services employee, our client was arrested after an extensive investigation played out in law enforcement as well as in the media. It was alleged that our client and her “partner” went to numerous open houses for apartments being sold in Manhattan. Once there, it was further alleged that our clients stole money, jewelry and other property while pretending to be a potential homebuyer. In total, it was alleged that the value of the property exceeded $3,000, but was no more than $50,000. Ultimately, our client obtained an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal (ACD) and the case was dismissed after six months. Our client had faced up to seven years in prison on a “D” felony.

Grand Larceny by Embezzlement

Owners of a restaurant had claimed our client, a waiter, embezzled approximately $30,000. After challenging the prosecution’s ability to prove our client stole this money through fraudulent transactions, prosecutors dropped the charges to misdemeanors. Our client, who had faced up to seven years in prison, ultimately pleaded to one misdemeanor without any jail or probation.

Grand Larceny by Embezzlement

Any Ivy League graduate and administrator for a national not-for-profit, our client was alleged to have stolen over $50,000 by embezzling and misappropriating funds. Despite being indicted by a Grand Jury prior to retaining Crotty Saland PC, our criminal lawyers were able to convince prosecutors not to seek prison. Facing up to fifteen years in jail, our client ultimately received no jail, probation or any type of court supervision.

Grand Larceny

A credit card company began harassing our client after they found out he had been using his mother’s credit card for well over a decade. Unfortunately, our client’s mother had died over a decade earlier and our client ran up a balance of $27,000. After extensive negotiations, the credit card company agreed to a payment plan that capped at $18,000. No only did we reach a financial agreement, but the credit card company agreed not to report the falsification of records or use of the credit cards to law enforcement on either the state or federal level.

Grand Larceny

Our client was arrested after her employer discovered that she used a corporate credit card to make approximately $20,000 worth of personal purchases. Although our client had faced up to seven years on this felony after New York City detectives arrested her, prosecutors ultimately agreed to reduce the case to a misdemeanor.

Grand Larceny & Identity Theft

An accountant who had worked for a not-for-profit in the same capacity for years, was arrested after a board member claimed he used his personal identification information to open up an unknown account. An investigation by prosecutors revealed that $25,000 was drawn from this account. After an extensive investigation by Crotty Saland PC and the recover of an old email that contradicted some of what was said by the board member, prosecutors reduced the case to a misdemeanor. Instead of facing seven years in prison and a felony conviction, our client pleaded to a misdemeanor and avoided any incarceration.

Grand Larceny

A graduate of a top New York university, our client was alleged to have shoplifted from a department store where the value of the clothing exceeded $1,500. Compounding matters, our client had a prior Disorderly Conduct violation after our client allegedly tried to bribe police officers to get a friend out of custody. Despite this history, we negotiated with prosecutors to enable a plea where our client would once again plea to a Disorderly Conduct and avoid a criminal record or incarceration.

Grand Larceny by Felony Shoplift

A student who attended an Ivy league professional school as well as other top colleges, our client was arrested for allegedly shoplifting more than $2,000 worth of clothing. Compounding matters, our client was caught with bolt cutters alleged to have been used to snip off security sensors. Despite the allegations, our client entered into a plea agreement where our client would ultimately avoid not only a felony, but a misdemeanor as well. If certain requirements were complied with, our client would obtain a Disorderly Conduct violation.

Grand Larceny by Felony Shoplift

Our client was arrested after allegedly stealing over $4,000 worth clothing from a New York City department store. After extensive negotiations, our client ultimately received a Disorderly Conduct violation whereby our client did not sustain a criminal record.

MISDEMEANOR THEFT & LARCENY RESULTS

Petit Larceny & Criminal Possession of Stolen Property

Our client, a physician and current Ivy League business school student, was arrested for shoplifting at department store. Prosecutors alleged our client stole in approximately $700 in clothing. Crotty Saland PC negotiated the misdemeanor crime to an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal (ACD) whereby the case was dismissed and sealed after six months.

Petit Larceny & Criminal Possession of Stolen Property

Our client, a financial services professional, was arrested for shoplifting at department store. Prosecutors alleged our client stole in approximately $600 in clothing and other items. Crotty Saland PC negotiated the misdemeanor crime to an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal (ACD) whereby the case was dismissed and sealed after six months.

Petit Larceny & Criminal Possession of Stolen Property

Our client, a physician and foreign national, was arrested for shoplifting at department store. Crotty Saland PC negotiated the misdemeanor crime to an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal (ACD) whereby the case was dismissed and sealed after six months.

Petit Larceny & Criminal Possession of Stolen Property

Our client, a financial services professional, was arrested for shoplifting at department store. Prosecutors alleged our client stole in approximately $700 in clothing. Crotty Saland PC negotiated the misdemeanor crime to an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal (ACD) whereby the case was dismissed and sealed after six months.

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Our client, an owner of a very successful boutique business, was arrested for shoplifting at trendy and high-end store. Prosecutors alleged our client stole a duffle bag valued in excess of $500. Crotty Saland PC negotiated the misdemeanor crime to an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal (ACD) whereby the case was dismissed and sealed after six months.

Theft of Services

Our client, a teacher, used a MetroCard she was not authorized to use to access the subway system. Crotty Saland PC negotiated the misdemeanor crime to an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal (ACD) whereby the case was dismissed and sealed after six months.

Theft of Services & Criminal Mischief

Our client, a business profession, became involved in a dispute with cab driver over a fee and did not pay the fee. Upon his arrest, our client was placed in a police car that he kicked and damaged. Crotty Saland PC negotiated the misdemeanor crime to an Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal (ACD) whereby the case was dismissed and sealed after six months.

PRIOR RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE SIMILAR OUTCOMES