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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Federal prosecutors said Morales used his position as the credit union's CEO to embezzle more than $2.
He is accused of helping the military embezzle more than US$15 million.
The scheme to defraud and embezzle was accomplished by the Defendants, who were (and/or are) attorneys of record for BFF.
They allegedly managed to embezzle the money on different occasions after forging and tampering with electronic receipts pertaining to more than 30 fuel purchase transactions.
A RAIL worker made up dozens of fictitious train journeys in a bid to embezzle cash and help pay off a pounds 10,000 debt.
But Hirata allegedly was unable to return the money and conspired with an executive at Minami Securities and a securities broker to embezzle clients' stocks and to sell them to pay back the loans and to make profit for themselves.