It is being reported by WXYZ that Sergeant Malkia Miller has been charged with embezzling money from the "flower fund" of her department. The flower fund is supposed to provide comfort for officers and their families by purchasing flowers when an officer or close family members dies. Yesterday, Miller was arraigned in the 36th District Court on 2 felony counts of embezzlement as well as one felony count of using a computer to commit a felony. It is being reported that authorities believe the sergeant stole around $14,000.
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.