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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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A 17-count indictment in July accused him of embezzling more than $13,000 in financial aid from 13 students at the South Texas Vocational Institute.
Abadio Carrillo fled Guatemala in 2004 after his father, Marco Tulio Abadio Molina, the country's former tax chief, was imprisoned for embezzling more than US$5 million.
The court said she created and submitted false reports and documents to disguise embezzling more than $397,000 to pay her personal debts, gambling debts and other personal expenses.
25 million in kickbacks from quake reconstruction projects and embezzling relief goods.
In 1972, Mr Osorio was convicted of embezzling pounds 442,240 from a company's pension fund.
A former clerk for Singapore Airlines has apparently been charged with embezzling about SGD30m from the carrier.
Judge Calls Kadisha "a Common Thief" for Embezzling Funds for Personal Gain
The prosecutors have also charged one of them with embezzling Dh8,000.
Summary: Suspect denies misusing authority, delivering sold foodstuff to 3rd parties, embezzling money
Dubai: An accountant has been cleared of committing electronic fraud and embezzling Dh4 million from the UAE's Finance Ministry after forging 453 e-dirham transactions.
In January 2013, Morales was sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for embezzling $2.
Kalmar pled guilty to embezzling PS411,391 by transferring money to dormant accounts before paying it into personal and other accounts between September 2012 and February last year.