Los Angeles (Agencies): Lindsay Lohan might be charged on Monday for allegedly stealing a USD 2,500 necklace from a jewellery store.

If proven guilty, the actress could face up to three years in prison. However, the necklace has been returned.

Lohan was captured on the Los Angeles store's security camera wearing the necklace and is said to have been photographed with the accessory one week later.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office is expected to file charges as early as Monday, said media reports

The actress has reportedly claimed she borrowed the necklace with the consent of the owner of jewellery store Kamofie & Company and has not stolen it.