After I was termintated, my user acount was still active so I used the software to modify her appointment achedule and issued unauthorized refunds to some of her clients. She contacted the police who easily tracked these transactions to my network. I have cooperated fully with the police. My employer has agreed to drop the charges if I pay for the damages. Can we settle this out of court and will the police drop the charges if she asks them to?
It is up to the local prosecutor, not the police, and the prosecutor has full discretion no matter what your former employer's views and preferences. Get yourself a good local criminal defense attorney who can effectively intercede with the prosecutor and facilitate a pre-charge resolution.
I suppose you have learned a good lesson here? You really don't want to be standing in front of a judge on this set of facts.
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