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Defalcation

Defalcation. A pop singer from the 80s, or a crime? Baltimore criminal defense attorneys will tell you it’s the latter. Indeed, it is a specific type of theft that can only be committed by a revenue officer, such as a court clerk, tax collector or a register of wills. It is a misdemeanor for a revenue officer to willfully fail to pay collected funds to the state more than 60 days after they are due.

 

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