Is stealing from work considered a felony?

This is a very personal and hard thing for me to talk about but I just need answers. My mother was fired from her job on Friday because she was caught stealing. Basically, her boss gave her a check of $3000 to void but instead of doing that she deposited the check into her bank account. There could possibly be a chance that she has done this before. I am very scared for her and just wanted to know if that was considered a felony and what could be the effect of this? Thanks.

Asked By: rachel_marie_88 - 10/17/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Of course thats a fellony!!! Stealling is stealling is stealling..... that cheque was NOT intended for your mother and WAS NOT hers to take advantage of... More
Answered By: juicy_satsuma - 10/17/2007
Additional Answers (9)
no i consider it as a bonus
Answered By: H.T.I.D - 10/17/2007
grand theft maybe mom will get some time to reflect on her mistake Cheers
Answered By: james b - 10/17/2007
By depositing the check into the bank she made it more serious than simply pilfering. Now it is embezzlement and forgery. Yes, those are felonies. Your mother is going to wind up in prison if she doesn't stop what she is doing. There may be other reasons she is so desperate for money that are even worse. You need to... More
Answered By: Fafeom - 10/17/2007
n New York, Grand Larceny refers to amounts of $1000 or more. Grand larceny is often classified as a felony with the concomitant possibility ...
Answered By: Patti Ja - 10/17/2007
Yeah that much money would be a felony..In my state it's like 1000.00 is a felony
Answered By: sexy G - 10/17/2007
Over $200 is a felony, sometimes they can press a felony on less, depends on the circumstances maybe. Embezzelment's still theft. Punishment depends on her criminal record.
Answered By: Samadhi Sativa - 10/17/2007
In that amount or more, it probably is a felony. It depends on the definition in your state... More
Answered By: raichasays - 10/17/2007
I'm sorry... Don't b scared. Often our parents make mistakes, and unfortunately we have to pay for it. Just b there for ur mom right now, and try not to think about the circumstances.
Answered By: pebbles_red66 - 10/17/2007
I believe that the amount is one consideration that makes it a felony. Also, if it is a US government business it is automatically a felony... More
Answered By: GERALD S. M - 10/17/2007
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