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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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Sources informed to reporterthat Brunei Darussalam also donated for victims of Earthquake, but the funds were secretly embezzled.
Dawn learnt the officials embezzled the money from pensioners' funds.
Farquhar was appointed treasurer of Chalmers Memorial Church in 1999 and embezzled the cash between 2008 and 2016.
It is alleged that Provincial and Federal Govt were issued millions of rupees funds to District Chitral during the years 2013 17 were embezzled. It is also alleged Forests of District Chitral have been destroyed under the garb of Chitral Indus Policy.
Constitutional anticorruption watchdog, Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, has launched a probe into reports that officials of Bir Hospital embezzled as much as Rs 2 billion from the state coffers in past few years.
Senior Immigration Officer Sonam Dorji had embezzled Nu 0.032 mn.
Additionally, Smith admitted to failing to report approximately $258,504 in embezzled funds as income for tax year 2013 and omitting approximately $514,696 in embezzled funds as income for tax year 2014 on Form 1040 of her federal income tax return.
Further auditing of all receipts provided by the Portuguese to the laboratory revealed that she had embezzled more than Dh375,000 from her workplace.
Further auditing of all receipts that were provided by the supervisor to the laboratory revealed that she had embezzled more than Dh375,000 from her workplace.
Prosecutors said Sabio being accountable over the said funds committed grave abuse of confidence when he embezzled the fund for his personal use and benefit to the damage and prejudice of the government.
Salem, who fled to Spain after the 2011 uprising, recently started negotiations with the current government to drop corruption charges against him in return for repaying a fraction the of the value of the funds he is alleged to have embezzled.
Lisa Hauptman allegedly embezzled the funds from November 2011 to May 2015 while serving as the president/CEO of the $19.5 million Oil Country Federal Credit Union in Titusville, Pa., federal prosecutors charged.