It is being reported that David Alan Proffitt of Howell has been charged with embezzling $50,000 or more but less than $100,000 from Lexus of Ann Arbor. Proffitt, working as the dealership's general manager, allegedly wrote more than 100 checks out to people claiming they were customer refunds. He then allegedly forged signatures on the checks, cashed them and deposed them into personal bank accounts. The exact amount taken is unknown.
Facing embezzlement charges can be humiliating and very upsetting. If you are convicted of embezzling money, you could face very serious punishments which could include jail or prison time, restitution, community service, fines and more. Additionally, if you are accustomed to having employment with a high level of financial responsibility, you could find yourself unable to hold those types of positions again with this type of conviction on your record.
It is absolutely vital that you do everything you can to protect your good name if you have been charged with embezzlement or any similar type of fraud crime in Michigan. The legal team at the Law Offices of Freedman & Freedman represents individuals charged with embezzlement throughout the Metro Detroit area including Detroit, Southfield, Canton, Romulus, Troy, Sterling Heights, Dearborn Heights and more.
If you have been charged with embezzlement, contact a Michigan Embezzlement Lawyer at the Law Offices of Freedman & Freedman today to discuss your charges.