Shoplifting Can Result In A Misdemeanor Or Felony Charge

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Shoplifting is a significant issue nationwide, including here in North Carolina. This is a problem that costs businesses and consumers a pretty penny every year and, as such, is not something that is taken lightly. Those accused of shoplifting may face a number of consequences if prosecutors are able to secure a conviction. Shoplifting is
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What Is The Penalty For Shoplifting In North Carolina? P3

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We are wrapping up our discussion about the crime of shoplifting in North Carolina. As we said in our last two posts, the state takes shoplifting seriously: A conviction carries the possibility of jail time. A conviction will also show up in the offender’s criminal background check, scotching hopes of employment, and not only in
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Lottery Ticket Embezzlement Alleged Against Raleigh Woman

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If you’ve ever played the lottery in North Carolina, then the price you paid for a ticket went to fund the state’s education system. That is, unless you played without paying for a ticket. A young woman in Raleigh is accused of just that. Authorities claim the 22-year-old stole lottery tickets from her employer over
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Charges Against Innocent North Carolina Teen to Be Expunged

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An unwitting North Carolina teenager’s errand to get gas recently turned into a three-day jail stint. His crime? There wasn’t one; he was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. The teenager suddenly found himself being rounded up with a group of people, having his mug shot taken and spending several days in
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Check Fraud Takes Many Forms, Has Serious Potential Consequences

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Fraudulent-check offenses can come in many varieties. The most straightforward scenario involves someone who writes a check knowing the money is not, and never will be, in the account — or that the account itself does not even exist. Check fraud, however, is often more complicated and less calculated than this. The economy has hit
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