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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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In the event of conviction, they shall be liable for restitution of the embezzled fund along with 24% penal interest.
Eight judicial committees have been formed since 2011 to follow up on the money embezzled to foreign private banks, including those based in Switzerland.
I only embezzled once and I did a receipt for a company which was BD605.
US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) administrator Michele Leonhart and other federal officials on May 30 announced the extradition of Alfonso Portillo, the former president of Guatemala, who is charged with conspiring to launder millions of dollars he embezzled from the government of Guatemala through bank accounts located in the United States.
Summary: Laayoune - Large parts of the humanitarian aid destined for the population held against their will in Tindouf camps (south-western Algeria) is embezzled by the polisario to fund the so-called "military zones", former polisario leader Fateh Ahmed Ould Mohamed Fadel Ould Ali Salem said on Sunday.
The investigation revealed that Harris had embezzled a significant sum of money, the lawsuit alleges.
Wong also has denied all charges that he embezzled or attempted to embezzle thousands of dollars in cash and property from Kaiser Permanente while he worked as its Los Angeles director of government relations.
6015(f) from liability arising from his wife's failure to report income she admittedly embezzled from her employer.
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.
In the crime of embezzlement, there are tax implications for both the embezzler and the embezzled.