Category: Theft & Fraud Charges

porch piracy

Edison Theft Lawyers “Porch pirate” is a common term for a person who steals packages from doorways or porches before the homeowner can pick them up. Incidents of alleged stealing of packages while people aren’t home are not rare occurrences in New Jersey. In fact, as more New Jersey residents do their shopping through online […]

burglary car

In New Jersey, entering a stranger’s car without permission by breaking in or opening a locked door to take something in the vehicle is burglary. Likewise, staying in the car to drink, smoke, or sleep is burglary. And the burglar does not have to make off with the stolen car items to be guilty of […]

shoplifting

Charged with Shoplifting in Point Pleasant, New Jersey Though known for a beach vacation getaway spot, Point Pleasant offers visitors many entertainment possibilities all year round. For example, Downtown is an explosion of custom antique shops and boutiques, among the array of hotels, restaurants, cafes, and coffee shops. Residents and visitors celebrate the sea and […]

juvenile shoplifting clothes

It’s generally understood that teenagers are more likely to make mistakes than adults. Whether it’s a pre-teen who just doesn’t know any better, or an older kid caving to peer pressure, just about every parent knows that feeling of finding out that their child has done something that they simply shouldn’t have done. When the […]

scales

Charged With Shoplifting, Can You Get It Dismissed? Shoplifting may not seem like a serious crime, but it definitely carries serious penalties if you are convicted or plead guilty to the charges. That’s because shoplifting is considered a theft offense in New Jersey, and prosecutors are often reluctant to offer favorable plea deals in these types of cases. Not […]

white collar criminal

They trick the elderly of their retirement savings, posing as a grandchild in need of a bailout from jail or a grand prize offer for two weeks in the Bahamas. They may be the foreign diplomat from Africa who promises to share a huge inheritance with you if you send them your bank account information. […]

evidence

Criminal Defense Lawyers Explain what Happens when You get Caught Breaking and Entering in Ocean County Breaking and entering, most commonly charged as burglary, occurs when someone enters a structure or remains in a structure without permission to commit a crime or offense (N.J.S.A. 2C:18-2). What is Legally Considered Breaking and Entering in New Jersey […]

theft

Metuchen Theft Attorney Defending Clients Charged with Shoplifting, Burglary, Receiving Stolen Property, and Other Theft Offenses In recent years, prosecutors have really been cracking down on theft offenses throughout New Jersey, including in Metuchen, NJ. When coupled with an increased emphasis by law enforcement on making arrests for even the most minor theft crimes, the […]

steal

Financial losses attributed to shoplifting and theft from retailers are on the rise, increasing by billions of dollars year over year. There is no prospect of this declining anytime soon and stores, communities, and the police have adjusted their practices to aid in arresting anyone associated with shoplifting. Weehawken, New Jersey is no different than […]

mills at jersey gardens

The Mills at Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth, NJ is a great place to shop. The mall, located along Kapowski Road, just off the New Jersey Turnpike, offers an amazing array of stores to purchase from and peruse on any given date of the week. You can buy high end items from Saks Fifth Avenue or […]