Embezzlement, Shoplifting & Fraud Defense Attorneys

Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving the counties of Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington, Loudoun & Prince William, Virginia


Alex Gordon and Carlos Wall, the attorneys at The Gordon Law Firm have represented hundreds of people who have been accused of shoplifting, fraud, theft, and embezzlement crimes during our more than 30 years of legal experience. We have handled cases where the losses were in excess of $100,000.00. Our attorneys know that the consequences of a conviction can seriously affect your career, your family, and your freedom.

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Credit Card Fraud

Our criminal defense attorneys have also helped many people accused of crimes related to the unlawful use of credit cards. These charges include credit card theft, credit card fraud, and credit card forgery. If you are accused of one of these felony credit card offenses, it is important to know that the maximum penalties could include confinement in prison for 5 years to 20 years.

To Learn More about these charges and their consequences see our Virginia Credit Card Crimes page.

We encourage you to meet with a lawyer to thoroughly review your case. Once we learn the facts from you at the free consultation, the criminal defense attorneys of The Gordon Law Firm will discuss how we can work together towards a positive resolution of your case.

Larceny and Fraud Charges in Virginia

There are many different laws under the Virginia code that relate to theft, embezzlement, and fraud. The differences can be confusing. You are welcome to speak with our criminal defense lawyers about:

  • Petit Larceny (Theft of items or money with a value below $500.00)
  • Grand Larceny (Theft of items or money with a value more than $500.00)
  • Larceny with the Intent to Sell and Concealment of Merchandise
  • Shoplifting can be categorized as any one of the above offenses depending upon the cost of the items allegedly taken, the number of items taken, and the method the items were removed.
  • Embezzlement
  • Obtaining Money by False Pretenses
  • Identity Theft
  • Forging a Public Document

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Experienced and Caring Representation

During this difficult time, we try to provide you with peace of mind. You can reach us after regular working hours by e-mail or phone to answer your questions.

Ensure a Proper Defense

Depending upon the facts of your shoplifting or another theft charge, it may be possible for our lawyer to convince the prosecuting attorney to minimize the amount of jail time, agree to probation, or even a reduction of the charges. If a trial is necessary, we have the experience and background necessary to skillfully prepare for, and present your case, at trial.

Free Consultation at Gordon Law Firm

You should meet with our law firm for a free consultation even if you know you may have done something wrong. Our experienced attorneys will discuss with you the circumstances of your misdemeanor or felony arrest in order to develop a comprehensive strategy to try to achieve a positive resolution of your case in court.

Our dedicated lawyers will listen to your concerns and carefully evaluate the facts that caused you or a loved one to be accused of theft, embezzlement, or fraud. The punishments can vary widely in most cases, from only probation and a fine to a maximum of 20 years in prison in some felony cases.

Call the Gordon Law Firm, PC, at 703-218-8416 to get started with a free consultation. Our attorneys serve clients in Fairfax, Prince William, and Loudoun counties, as well as nearby areas of Northern Virginia.