Whether by Embezzlement, Fraud, Extortion or outright theft based on value, Grand Larceny in New York, pursuant to sections 155.30, 155.35, 155.40 and 155.42 of the New York Penal Law, is one of the most common White Collar felony crimes prosecuted in New York City and the metropolitan area from Manhattan to Poughkeepsie, White Plains to Queens and Brooklyn to Ramapo. While no New York Grand Larceny defense attorney can say they have "seen it all," the criminal defense lawyers at Crotty Saland PC have successfully represented clients accused of Grand Larceny in the tens of thousands to multiple millions of dollars in courthouses throughout New York City and the Hudson Valley. Not merely defending those arrested for or charged with these theft crimes, Crotty Saland PC has also investigated Embezzlement and other Grand Larceny schemes to facilitate successful prosecutions by District Attorneys and on behalf of victims of these offenses. Simply, in the realm of theft, larceny and other fraudulent crimes, Crotty Saland PC’s counsel have unmatched experience and knowledge.
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As noted above, prosecutors can pursue Grand Larceny charges based on numerous theories and in varying degrees of severity. As a result, a person charged with this crime in New York can face a maximum penalty of up to four years in state prison for Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, PL 155.30, to a maximum term of twenty-five years in prison for Grand Larceny in the First Degree, PL 155.42. Regardless of what “type” or theory of Grand Larceny the District Attorney or Attorney General pursues, its important to remember that a crime of Grand Larceny may also involve exposure to other offenses of equal or more serious consequence. Your Grand Larceny defense lawyer should have both the knowledge and skill to examine the facts and evidence in your case to properly advise you not merely on the theft you are accused, but potential crimes and collateral consequences.
- NY Penal Law 155.30(1): Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree
- NY Penal Law 155.30(4): Grand Larceny of a Credit Cards & Debit Cards
- NY Penal Law 155.30(5): Grand Larceny from the Person (“Pickpocket" Statute)
- NY Penal Law 155.30(6): Grand Larceny by Extortion or Blackmail
- NY Penal Law 155.30(7): Grand Larceny of a Firearm
- NY Penal Law 155.30(8): Grand Larceny of a Vehicle
- NY Penal Law 155.35: Grand Larceny in the Third Degree
- NY Penal Law 155.40: Grand Larceny in the Second Degree
- NY Penal Law 155.42: Grand Larceny in the First Degree
The directory of Grand Larceny theories and crimes listed above is not a comprehensive list of all Grand Larceny offenses in New York State but some of the more common subsections and types of felony thefts. Just as there is not just one catchall Grand Larceny crime, there is no blanket defense for a New York Grand Larceny arrest, indictment or trial. You, along with your Grand Larceny lawyer, must implement a defense keeping in mind both the elements of the particular offense you face along with the evidence in the prosecution's control. Although it may be difficult for you to comprehend what your defense may be, do not compound an already bad situation by either delaying the hiring of your criminal lawyer or retaining inexperienced counsel. Whether you are being investigated by law enforcement such as the NYPD, Putnam County Sheriff, the New York State Police, internally by your employer, or you have already been arrested and bailed out post arraignment, the former Manhattan prosecutors at Crotty Saland PC will work with you to not only fight for your liberty and freedom, but to protect your integrity and livelihood.
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- Valuating Stolen Property in New York: NY Penal Law 155.20
Remember, whether a crime is White Collar in nature or a violent offense, the NYPD in New York City or any other police agency in the State of New York must still adhere to the constitution and the laws of New York. If law enforcement executed search warrants at your home, place of business or bank, you were interrogated without properly being advised of your rights, or simply there is a misunderstanding to a complex financial situation, you have rights Your failure to exercise the protections given to you under the law can, and often will, lead you to a regrettable and debilitating end. Be smart and proactive. Educate yourself on the crimes of Grand Larceny and related offenses. When faced with felony prosecution and incarceration, your best defense is experience, advocacy and knowledge.
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For further information on theft crimes, please visit Crotty Saland PC’s dedicated New York theft crimes website at NewYorkTheftAndLarcenyLawyers.Com or review the Theft Offense section of our criminal law blog or the NewYorkTheftAndLarcenyLawyersBlog.Com. For further information about Grand Larceny cases handled by Crotty Saland PC and the successful results of our advocacy and counsel, please review the Case Result section of the website and blog.
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