What Level Crime Will My Greensboro Criminal Defense Lawyer Help Me With?

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What level crime will my Greensboro criminal defense lawyer help me with?  Everyone prescribed by the State.

The State of North Carolina will prosecute a person as charged for both felonies and misdemeanors.  The different types and levels of those crimes are voluminous.  Use this guide to determine what crime you may be charged with, and call the Greensboro criminal defense attorneys at Garrett Walker Aycoth and Olson today!

This list is part two of four!

  • First – Degree Kidnapping (N.C.G.S. 14-39) – Class C Felony, any firm or corporation convicted of kidnapping will be fined not less than $5,000 or more that 100,000, and will forfeit its charter and right to do business in North Carolina
  • Second – Degree Kidnapping (N.C.G.S. 14-39) – Class E Felony, any firm or corporation convicted of kidnapping will be fined not less than $5,000 or more that 100,000, and will forfeit its charter and right to do business in North Carolina
  • Felonious Restraint (N.C.G.S. 14-43.3) – Class F Felony
  • False Imprisonment (Common Law Offense) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Abduction of Children (N.C.G.S. 14.41) – Class F Felony
  • Human Trafficking, Involuntary Servitude, and Sexual Servitude
  • Human Trafficking (N.C.G.S. 14-43.11) – Class F Felony if victim is an adult, Class C Felony is victim is less than 18 years old (N.C.G.S. 14-43.11(b), 14-43.10(a)(4))
  • Involuntary Servitude (N.C.G.S. 14-32.12) – Class F Felony if the victim is an adult (N.C.G.S. 14-43.12(b)), Class C if the victim is under 18 years of age (N.C.G.S. 14-43.12(b), 14-43.10(a)(4))
  • Sexual Servitude (N.C.G.S. 14-43.13) – Class F Felony if the victim is an adult, Class C felony is the victim is under 18 years of age (N.C.G.S. 14-43.12(b), 14-43.10(a)(4))
  • Misdemeanor Larceny (N.C.G.S. 14-72) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Felonious Larceny (N.C.G.S. 14-72) – Class H Felony
  • Larceny of A Chose In Action (N.C.G.S. 14-75) – Class H Felony
  • Unauthorized Use Of A Motor-Propelled Conveyance (N.C.G.S. 14-72.2) – If the conveyance is an aircraft, the offense is a Class H Felony. For any other kind of motor-propelled conveyance, the offense is a Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Stolen Goods – Misdemeanor (N.C.G.S. 14-72) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Possession of Stolen Goods – Felony (N.C.G.S. 14-71.1, 14-72) – Class H Felony
  • Receiving Stolen Goods – Misdemeanor (N.C.G.S. 14-72) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Receiving Stolen Goods – Felony (N.C.G.S. 14-71, 14-72) – Class H Felony
  • Possession of A Stolen Vehicle (N.C.G.S. 20-106) – Class H Felony
  • Receiving A Stolen Vehicle (N.C.G.S. 20-106) – Class H Felony
  • Transferring A Stolen Vehicle (N.C.G.S. 20-106) – Class H Felony
  • Shoplifting – Concealing Merchandise (N.C.G.S. 14-72.1) – Class 3 Misdemeanor, first offense. Class 2 Misdemeanor for second offense within three years, (N.C.G.S. 14-712.1(e)).
  •     Shoplifting – Substitution Of Prices (N.C.G.S. 14-72.1)
  • Financial Transaction Credit Card Theft (N.C.G.S. 14-113.9)
  • Taking or Withholding a Card (N.C.G.S. 14-113.9(a)(1)) – Class 1 Felony (G.S. 14-113.17(b))
  • Receiving a Wrongfully Obtained Card (N.C.G.S. 14-113.9(a)(1)) – Class I Felony (G.S. 14-113.17(b))
  • Wrongful Retention of a Misplaced Card (N.C.G.S. 14-113.17(a)(2)) – Class I Felony (N.C.G.S. 14-113.17(b))
  • Buying a Card (N.C.G.S. 14-113.9(a)(3)) – Class I Felony (N.C.G.S. 14-113.17(b))
  • Selling a Card (N.C.G.S. 14-113.9(a)(3)) – Class 1 Felony (N.C.G.S. 14-113.17(b))
  • Receiving Two Cards Issued to Different Names (N.C.G.S. 14-113.9(a)(4)) – Class I Felony (N.C.G.S. 14-113.17(b))
  • Obtaining or Receiving Encoded Information (N.C.G.S. 14-113.9(a)(5)) – Class I Felony (N.C.G.S. 14-113.17(b))
  • Larceny by Employee (N.C.G.S. 14-74) – Class H Felony. Class C Felony if the property value taken is $100,000 or greater
  • Embezzlement (N.C.G.S. 14-90) – Class H Felony. Class C Felony if the value of the embezzled property is $100,000 or more
  • Embezzlement of State Property by Public Officers and Employees (N.C.G.S. 14-91) – Class F Felony. Class C Felony if the property value embezzled is $100,000 or greater
  • Embezzlement by Public Officers and Trustees (N.C.G.S. 14-92)
  • Embezzlement by Officers, Agents, or Employees of Local Governments, Local Boards of Education, Penal, Charitable, or Educational Institutions (N.C.G.S. 14-92) – Class F Felony. Class C Felony if the property value embezzled is $100,000 or greater
  • Embezzlement by Clerks of Superior Court, Sheriffs, Registers of Deeds, or Officials of Boars of Education or Local Government (N.C.G.S. 14-92) – Class F Felony. Class C Felony if the property value embezzled is $100,000 or greater
  • Altering or Removing A Serial Number (N.C.G.S. 14-160.1) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Buying, Selling, or Possessing Property with an Altered Serial Number (N.C.G.S. 14-160.1(b)) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Common Law Robbery (N.C.G.S. 14-87.1) – Class G Felony
  • Armed Robbery (N.C.G.S. 14-87) – Class D Felony
  • Extortion (N.C.G.S. 14-118.4) – Class F Felony
  • Blackmail (N.C.G.S. 14-118)
  • Demanding Valuables Without Reasonable Cause (N.C.G.S. 14-118) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Accusing of a Crime to Extort Valuables (N.C.G.S. 14-118) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • First – Degree Burglary (N.C.G.S. 14-51) – Class D Felony
  • Second – Degree Burglary (N.C.G.S. 14-51, 14-52) – Class G Felony. Attempted Second – Degree Robbery (N.C.G.S. 14-2.5) – Class H Felony
  • Breaking Out Of A Dwelling (N.C.G.S. 14-53) – Class D Felony
  • Felonious Breaking or Entering Of A Building (N.C.G.S. 14-54) – Class H Felony
  • Misdemeanor Breaking or Entering Of A Building (N.C.G.S. 14-54 (b) (c)) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Breaking Or Entering A Place of Worship (N.C.G.S. 14-54.1) – Class G Felony
  • Possession of Burglar’s Tools (N.C.G.S. 14-55) – Class 1 Felony
  • Being Found In a Building with Intent to Commit Any Felony or Larceny (N.C.G.S. 14-55) – Class I Felony
  • Being Found Armed With the Intent to Break or Enter (N.C.G.S. 14-55) – Class I Felony
  • Breaking or Entering A Vehicle (N.C.G.S. 14-56) – Class I Felony
  • Preparing To Break or Enter a Motor Vehicle (N.C.G.S. 14-56.4)
  • Possessing a Key or Device (N.C.G.S. 14-56.4(b)) – Class 1 Misdemeanor. Second or subsequent violation is a Class I Felony
  • Buying, Selling, or Transferring a Key or Device (N.C.G.S. 14-56.4(c)) – Class 1 Misdemeanor. Second or subsequent violation is a Class I Felony
  • Breaking into a Coin – Or Currency – Operated Machine (N.C.G.S. 14-56.1) – Class 1 Misdemeanor. Second or subsequent offense is a Class I Felony
  • Damaging or Destroying a Coin – Or Currency – Operated Machine (N.C.G.S. 14-56.2) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Burglary with Explosives (N.C.G.S. 14-57) – Class D Felony
  • Safecracking (N.C.G.S. 14-89) – Class I Felony
  • Safecracking by Removing A Safe (N.C.G.S. 14-89.1 (b)) – Class I Felony
  • Worthless Checks
  • Worthless Checks – Making or Uttering (N.C.G.S. 14-107) – Class 2 Misdemeanor for checks $2,000 or less. Fourth or subsequent conviction at this misdemeanor level – Class 1 Misdemeanor. Class I Felony for checks greater than $2,000.
  • Worthless Check on a Nonexistent Account (N.C.G.S. 14-107 (a), (d)(3)) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Worthless Check on a Closed Account (N.C.G.S. 14-107(a), (d)(4)) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Obtaining Property for a Worthless Check (N.C.G.S. 14-106) – Class 2 Misdemeanor
  • Obtaining Property by False Pretenses (N.C.G.S. 14-100) – Class H Felony. Class C Felony for property $1000,000 or more
  • Exploitation of A Disabled or Elderly Adult (N.C.G.S. 14-112.2)
  • Exploitation of a Disabled or Elderly Adult – Through a position of Trust or Business Relationship (N.C.G.S. 14-112.2(a)) – Class F Felony if property is valued at $1000,000 or more. Class G Felony if property is valued at $20,000 or more but less than $1000,000. Class H Felony if property valued less than $20,000
  • Exploitation of a Disabled or Elderly Adult (N.C.G.S. 14-112.2(c)) – Class G Felony if property is valued at $1000,000 or more. Class H Felony if property is valued at $20,000 or more but less than $1000,000. Class I Felony if property valued less than $20,000
  • Identity Theft and Frauds
  • Possession or Manufacture of Fraudulent Identification (N.C.G.S. 14-100.1) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Obtaining Identification by Fraud (N.C.G.S. 14-100.1(b)) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Identity Theft (N.C.G.S. 14-113.20) – Class G Felony. Class F Felony if the victim (1) suffers arrest, detention, or conviction as a proximate result of the offense, or (2) the person is in possession of identifying information pertaining to three or more separate persons.
  • Trafficking in Stolen Identities (N.C.G.S. 14-113.20A) – Class E Felony
  • Defrauding an Innkeeper or Campground Owner (N.C.G.S. 14-10) – Class 2 Misdemeanor
  • Crimes Involving Security Interests
  • Fraudulent Disposal of a Security (N.C.G.S. 14-114) – Class 2 Misdemeanor
  • Fraudulent Purchas of a Security (N.C.G.S. 14-114) – Class 2 Misdemeanor
  • Fraudulent Filings (N.C.G.S. 14-401.19) – Class 2 Misdemeanor
  • Securing Property to Hinder Enforcement of a Security Interest (N.C.G.S. 14-115)
  • Forgery and Related Offenses
  • Common Law Forgery – Common Law Offense – Class 1 Misdemeanor. Class H Felony if alleged “with deceit and intend to defraud” is attached.
  • Common Law Uttering to Forged Paper – Common Law Offense – Class 1 Misdemeanor. Class H Felony if alleged “with deceit and intend to defraud” is attached.
  • Forgery and Counterfeiting of Instruments (N.C.G.S. 14-119) – Class I Felony
  • Possession of Counterfeit Instruments (N.C.G.S. 14-119(a)) – Class I Felony. Class G Felony if person transports or possesses five or more counterfeit instruments
  • Uttering Forged Instruments or Instruments with False Endorsements (N.C.G.S. 14-120) – Class I Felony
  • Forging an Endorsement on Checks and Securities (N.C.G.S. 14-120) – Class I Felony
  • Financial Transaction Card Crimes
  • Forging a Card or Uttering a Forged Card (N.C.G.S. 14-113.11) – Class I Felony
  • Falsely Encoding a Financial Transaction Card (N.C.G.S. 14-113(a)(2)) – Class I Felony
  • Signing a Card Fraudulently (N.C.G.S. 14-113.11(a)(3)) – Class I Felony
  • Using an Illicit Card (N.C.G.S. 14-113.13) – Class I Felony if value is over $500 obtained in a six-month period. Class 2 Misdemeanor if value is under $500 obtained in a six-month period
  • False Representation as a Cardholder (N.C.G.S. 14-113.13(a) (2)a, c) – Class I Felony if value is over $500 obtained in a six-month period. Class 2 Misdemeanor if value is less than $500 obtained in a six-month period
  • Unauthorized Presentment of Card (N.C.G.S. 14-113.13(a) (2)b) – Class I Felony if value is over $500 obtained in a six-month period. Class 2 Misdemeanor if value is less than $500 obtained in a six-month period
  • Using a Card to Overdraw an Account (N.C.G.S. 14-113.13(a) (2)d) – Class I Felony if value is over $500 obtained in a six-month period. Class 2 Misdemeanor if value is less than $500 obtained in a six-month period
  • Obtaining a Card as Security for a Debt (N.C.G.S. 14-113.13(a) (3)) – Class I Felony if value is over $500 obtained in a six-month period. Class 2 Misdemeanor if value is less than $500 obtained in a six-month period
  • Fraudulent Deposits of Money (N.C.G.S. 14-113.13(a) (4)) – Class I Felony if value is over $500 obtained in a six-month period. Class 2 Misdemeanor if value is less than $500 obtained in a six-month period
  • Receiving Money Improperly from a Bank Machine (N.C.G.S. 14-113.13(a) (5)) – Class I Felony if value is over $500 obtained in a six-month period. Class 2 Misdemeanor if value is less than $500 obtained in a six-month period
  • False Statement to Obtain a Card (N.C.G.S. 14-113.13(c)) – Class 2 Misdemeanor
  • Submitting a False Credit Card Sale (N.C.G.S. 14-113.13(c1)) – Class 2 Misdemeanor
  • Soliciting a Submission of a False Credit Card Sale (Factoring) (N.C.G.S. 14-113.15A) – Class I Felony
  • Medicaid Fraud
  • Fraudulent Application by a Provider (N.C.G.S. 108A-63) – Class I Felony
  • Concealment of a Fact Affecting a Provider’s Eligibility (N.C.G.S. 108A-63(b)) – Class I Felony
  • Fraudulent Application by a Recipient (N.C.G.S. 108A-64) – Class I Felony if value exceeds $400, if less than $400 Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Concealment of a Fact Affecting a Recipient’s Eligibility (N.C.G.S. 108A-64(b)) – Class I Felony if Value exceeds $400, if less than $400 Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Medicaid Card Fraud (N.C.G.S. 108A-64(b1)) – Class I Felony if value exceeds $400, if less than $400 Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Welfare Fraud (N.C.G.S. 108A-39) – Class I Felony if value of public assistance exceeds $400, if less than $400 Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Food Stamp Fraud
  • Fraudulently Obtaining or Transferring Food Stamps (N.C.G.S. 108A-53) – Class I Felony if value of food stamps exceeds $400, if less than $400 Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Presenting Fraudulently Obtained Food Stamps (N.C.G.S. 108A-53(b)) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Receiving Fraudulently Obtained Food Stamps (N.C.G.S. 108A-53(c)) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Receiving Food Stamps for a Nonexchangeable Item (N.C.G.S. 108A-53(d)) – Class 1 Misdemeanor
  • Illegally Buying, Selling, or Possessing with Intent to Sell Food Stamps (N.C.G.S. 108A-53.1) – Class H Felony
  • Illegally Using or Possessing Food Stamps (N.C.G.S. 108A-53.1(b)) – Class 1 Misdemeanor if the value of the illegal food stamp coupons, authorization cards, or access devices is less than $100. Class A1 Misdemeanor for value more than $100 but less than $500. Class I Felony for amounts at least $500 but no more than $1000. Class H Felony for amounts above $1000
  • False Statement to Procure Insurance Benefits (N.C.G.S. 58-2-161) – Class H Felony

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