James is criminal

James is criminal


Criminal Complaint Filed Against James

RechtsabteilungJune 13, 2019

Start Date: April 11th 2019
Filed Date: June 7th 2019 (Prosecutor’s Office)


Charges: Serious Fraud and Embezzlement

Criminal complaint for serious fraud and embezzlement have been filed with the Prosecutor's Office.

Fraud on a commercial basis (§ 148 StGB)

Any person who commits fraud on a commercial basis shall be punished with imprisonment of six months to five years; but any person who commits serious fraud with the purpose of obtaining regular income by repeatedly committing the act shall be punished with imprisonment of one to 10 years.

Embezzlement (§ 133 StGB)

  1. Any person who, with the intent to unjustly enrich himself or a third party, appropriates for himself or for a third party any good that has been entrusted to him shall be punished with imprisonment of up to six months or with a monetary penalty of up to 360 daily rates.
  2. Any person who embezzles a good, the value of which exceeds the amount of CHF 5,000, shall be punished with imprisonment of up to three years, and any person who embezzles a good, the value of which exceeds the amount of CHF 75,000, shall be punished with imprisonment of between one and 10 years.