embezzle

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embezzle

verb appropriate fraudulently, appropriate to one's own use, avertere, commit larceny, defalcate, divert to one's own use, filch, intercipere, misapply, misappropriate, misappropriate funds, missppropriate intrusted funds, misuse, pilfer, purloin, swindle, take by fraud, take feloniously, thieve
Associated concepts: convert
See also: bilk, cheat, convert, defalcate, defraud, impropriate, loot, misappropriate, mulct, peculate, pilfer, purloin, steal
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Anyone convicted of bribery or embezzlement will also have the money or gift involved seized by the state.
Strategies for preventing cases of fraud and embezzlement will be discussed, along with accounting prances to guard against such challenges.
We feel this is a very important offering because fraud and embezzlement is the most frequent form of nonprofit crime and continues to rise as a sector concern.
Justice Finney had found Pimlott guilty of false and short reeling, a type of industrial embezzlement specific to handspinners.
The Yorkshire-based manufacture of worsted textiles, the industry that employed Martha Pimlott, offers an excellent vantage point to examine the origins of embezzlement law in eighteenth-century industry.
Anyone in that state that keeps up on the news knows that Vermont has experienced a rash of high profile embezzlements in recent years," he continued.
For our purposes, asset misappropriation means more than theft or embezzlement.
announced today that it has released The 2010 Marquet Report On Embezzlement - its annual study of major embezzlement cases in the United States.
Data compiled at my professional association headquartered in Austin, Texas, the National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (NACFE), which specializes in fraud detection and deterrence, show the average bank robbery nets the criminal only about $3,200, but the average bank embezzlement is $125,000.
KRANE & SMITH REPORT NEIL KADISHA ORDERED TO PAY $100 MILLION FOR EMBEZZLEMENT AND PERJURY
Eichenwald, who provokes many more questions of this nature than he answers, firmly rejects this final possibility--which would have given Whitacre a defense against the embezzlement charges--despite its apparent plausibility given the rampant criminality at ADM.
announced today that it has released The Marquet Report On Embezzlement - its annual study of major embezzlement cases in the United States.