Embezzlement

Embezzlement is the act of dishonestly withholding assets for the purpose of conversion (theft) of such assets by one or more individuals to whom such assets have been entrusted, to be held and/or used for other purposes. Embezzlement is a kind of financial fraud. For instance, a lawyer could embezzle funds from clients` trust accounts, a financi....
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Embezzlement

• (n.) The fraudulent appropriation of property by a person to whom it has been intrusted; as, the embezzlement by a clerk of his employer`s; embezzlement of public funds by the public officer having them in charge.
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embezzlement

peculation noun the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
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Embezzlement

Em·bez'zle·ment noun The fraudulent appropriation of property by a person to whom it has been intrusted; as, the embezzlement by a clerk of his employer's money; embezzlement of public funds by the public officer having them in charge. » Larceny denotes a taking, by fraud o...
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embezzlement

crime generally defined as the fraudulent misappropriation of goods of another by a servant, an agent, or another person to whom possession of the ... [11 related articles]
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Embezzlement

Dishonestly appropriate goods or money from one's employer for personal gain; steal from one's employer, typically by electronic administrative methods, thus abusing a position of trust or responsibility
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Embezzlement

Dishonestly appropriating another's assets for one's own use
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embezzlement

embezzlement, wrongful use, for one's own selfish ends, of the property of another when that property has been legally entrusted to one. Such an act was not larceny at common law because larceny was committed only when property was acquired by a “felonious taking,” i.e., when the act was...
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embezzlement

Fraudulently taking property or money entrusted to one individual by another.
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Embezzlement

In law, embezzlement is the theft by a clerk or servant of money or goods received by him on behalf of his employer. It differs from larceny in that the original receiving of the property was lawful.
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embezzlement

In law, theft by an employee of property entrusted to him or her by an employer. In British law it is no longer a distinct offence from theft. ...
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embezzlement

In law, theft by an employee of property entrusted to him or her by an employer
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Embezzlement

n. the crime of stealing the funds or property of an employer, company or government or misappropriating money or assets held in trust
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Embezzlement

The crime of stealing the funds or property of an employer, company, or government or misappropriating money or assets held in trust.
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Embezzlement

The fraudulent appropriation for ones own use or benefit of property or money, by a clerk, agent, tr
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embezzlement

the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property
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embezzlement

To take assets in violation of trust.
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embezzlement

[n] - the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
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