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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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According to NAB spokesman the accused allegedly embezzled compensation payment made for the affectees of terrorism after operation in Mohmand Agency and looted millions of rupees fraudulently.
He added that Tank trucks, four wheel-drive cars, containers and foodstuffs bearing acronyms of different international organizations are embezzled to the military zones.
Harris allegedly admitted the thefts and has said "she intends to sell or refinance her home to obtain cash to partially pay back the money embezzled from" Transition Management Inc.
6015(f) from liability arising from his wife's failure to report income she admittedly embezzled from her employer.
A bank manager who embezzled pounds 21 million from the Royal Bank of Scotland was jailed for ten years.
The 32-year-old Chilean woman, Anita Ester Alvarado, is the wife of Yuji Chida who embezzled 1.
Instead of raising funds for the foundation, "Thornton embezzled funds from numerous individual donors and charitable foundations" since 1990 and "continued to embezzle charitable donations he solicited on behalf of USC even after USC severed its relationship with Thornton and his foundation in 1998.
In late October, the housing authority filed a complaint with the police against Chida on suspicion he embezzled its funds by withdrawing a total of 1.
Chong allegedly embezzled the money from the failed credit union from 1994 though 1998 by pretending to have extended more than 20 loans to firms and individuals.
In the crime of embezzlement, there are tax implications for both the embezzler and the embezzled.
In 1860, Henry Mayhew estimated, the property stolen by thieves in London totalled [pound]71,000; in that same year one bank official alone embezzled [pound]260,000.
Deceptions uncovered by Krane & Smith and presented at trial included back-dated trial documents and promissory notes, million dollar "loans" to nonexistent individuals, and intentionally misleading accountings of millions of dollars in embezzled funds, some of which was used to buy Qualcomm stock.