The Law Offices of Robert J. Morad has experience in representing individuals that have been charged with retail fraud or theft. Retail fraud or theft is when a person knowingly takes goods from a store without paying for them. In the state of Michigan retail fraud is a crime that is taken seriously. If the amount stolen is less than $1,000 in value then in most cases it is considered a misdemeanor. However, depending on the situation your charge could easily be elevated to a felony offense.
If you have been charged with retail fraud then you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side to help you navigate your case. It is important that you seek legal counsel immediately after being charge so that we can begin building your case. Retail fraud or theft charges can be classified as: