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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Intelligence/curiosity: Embezzlers are often eager to know office procedures so they can manipulate the process for their own gain.
Embezzlers will set up fake employees or submit invoices from fictional companies to move university funds into their own accounts.
Although Golden Key depositors can heave sigh of relief many criticize continuing Ceylinco companies under the management of money embezzlers like Lalith Kothalawela, Kavan Perera, despite Central Bank's Good Governance directives.
The more detailed you make your COA, the more flexible your budget will be, the easier it will be to identify deductible expenses at year's end, and the harder you will make it for an embezzler to operate unnoticed.
Or the Amalgamated Society of Lags, Embezzlers and Fraudsters (Aslef).
5 billion had been recovered from the embezzlers in the Rs.
The Talibs can melt away in the hills, while the Afghan winter of discontent deepens under the heel of the drug dealers, embezzlers, skimmers, thieves, and self-promoters who will continue to rule, with the American government's apparent blessing.
Child sex offenders won't be put in charge of youth recreation programs, and embezzlers won't be hired to keep the books.
Other people have also these kind of "good," and, in addition, they have embezzlers, and pogrom-makers, and torturers--so what--the neighbors live and are not ashamed .
One of the employees has already been referred to the court and that the bank management is seeking to reach a settlement with the embezzlers without referring the matter to court.
No surprise that this self-regulating den of iniquity is the refuge of fraudsters, embezzlers, lawyers and accountants who should be hauled before our courts for their crimes.
Whether such dastard deeds and unethical illegalities were committed during or prior to Ramadan is not the issue here, as the corrupt and the embezzlers would not be checked by the advent of the blessed month anyway.