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Theft by Deception

New Jersey Theft By Deception Defense Attorneys

In New Jersey, theft by deception cases are both common and serious. The background of the charge can either be a “street crime” or a white collar crime. As a result, a wide variety of people in New Jersey are charged with theft by deception. Our team of New Jersey criminal defense attorneys will fight for you and develop defense strategies for any theft by deception case.

With an office in New Brunswick, our theft by deception defense attorneys are easy to reach from anywhere in New Jersey. Call us today to discuss your theft by deception case with one of our tough, smart New Jersey criminal defense lawyers.

ยง 2C:20-4. Theft by deception

A person is guilty of theft if he purposely obtains property of another by deception. A person deceives if he purposely:

a. Creates or reinforces a false impression, including false impressions as to law, value, intention or other state of mind, and including, but not limited to, a false impression that the person is soliciting or collecting funds for a charitable purpose; but deception as to a person’s intention to perform a promise shall not be inferred from the fact alone that he did not subsequently perform the promise;

b. Prevents another from acquiring information which would affect his judgment of a transaction; or

c. Fails to correct a false impression which the deceiver previously created or reinforced, or which the deceiver knows to be influencing another to whom he stands in a fiduciary or confidential relationship.

Our team of theft by deception defense lawyers will fight for you in any court in New Jersey for any theft charge including these charges:

  • Theft
  • Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition
  • Theft by Deception
  • Theft by Extortion
  • Receiving Stolen Property
  • Theft of Services
  • Embezzlement

With an office in New Brunswick, our theft by deception defense attorneys are easy to reach from anywhere in New Jersey. Call us today to discuss your theft by deception case with one of our tough, smart criminal defense lawyers.

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