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 $2.3 million of BFCU funds through a variety of schemes from 2006 to 2011.
He is accused of helping the military embezzle more than US$15 million.
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.
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.
Madani explained that the DFM printer sent the suspect three blank cheques, one of which he used to embezzle the amount.
She also admitted attempting to embezzle a further pounds 27,915.80 last November.