Bank robbery is a serious criminal offense that can result in high fines and many years in prison. If you are being accused of bank robbery it is important to have an experienced bank robbery defense attorney to defend your case. Bank robbery defense attorney Jason Savela understands the laws related to bank robbery and the evidence that can be used to win your case.
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Bank robbery is defined as taking or attempting to take something of value from a credit union, bank, or other financial institution, or anyone inside the institution by use of threats, force, or intimidation. Bank robbery can be charged in three basic situations.
- Armed robbery – the use of a deadly weapon to threaten or actually inflict harm during the robbery.
- Unarmed robbery.
- Being found in possession of recently stolen money indicates that you were an accessory to a robbery.
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When robbery is linked to a federal financial institution it becomes a federal offense. Because most banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions are federally insured, bank robbery is almost always going to be a federal crime. The penalties for being found guilty of bank robbery vary based mainly on the amount of money or property taken with a range commonly of 1 to 10 years and as much as 25 years if there was a deadly weapon involved in the offense.
If you have been charged with bank robbery a skilled Denver bank robbery attorney is essential. Get in touch with experienced Boulder bank robbery defense attorneys Jason Savela by calling (720) 821-1001.