Fraud and Embezzlement Offenses
Fraud and embezzlement offences are committed by fraudulent acts and are intended to benefit the person committing them, while influencing another person through fraudulent means, or with the intention of insisting upon the truth of a certain fact. Behind acts of fraud there is deep thought and planning by the perpetrator, while manipulating the victim, who is not aware of what has been hatched behind their back. Fraud and embezzlement offenses include a wide range of offenses that overlap with varied and diverse fields.
Criminal acts that may be considered acts of embezzlement are defined as embezzlement aided by forgery and simultaneous identity theft, false advertising of some product, scams, false debits or misappropriation of funds. Most fraud and embezzlement offenses are financial and related to the business sector.