Theft Defense Attorney
Serving All of Oregon – Portland – Beaverton – Gresham
Theft defense charges in Oregon are considered a very serious matter. These crimes can and often do lead to mandatory minimum prison sentences. While most identity theft charges stem from using other peoples social security numbers, bank accounts, checks or credit cards to purchase goods and services, identity theft charges can take on many different forms. Robert Sepp, Attorney at Law, helps protect the constitutional rights of his clients facing theft charges.
One of the most common theft crimes in Oregon is Identity Theft. As of 2007, Oregon ranked the 13th highest of any state when it comes to identity theft. As such, this crime ranks is one of the most common “white collar” crimes in Oregon.
Depending on the nature of the defendants actions, he can be charged with a single count, or multiple counts in Oregon. Single counts often stem from forging a check or opening an account in someone’s name.
The penalties in Oregon are stiff for theft related charges. Depending on the nature of the crime committed, the charges levied against you, and past history, sentences can range from probation and a fine to months or even years in jail or prison. On top of that, a theft related conviction can cause you to loose some of your civil rights as well as bar you from future employment opportunities in some fields.
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