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embezzle

This word is also in the group 100 IELTS Words.
  • steal or misappropriate (money placed in one's trust or belonging to the organization for which one works).
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Examples

If not closely monitored, they will embezzle aid money and misappropriate resources provided by the coalition.

You may, possibly, seduce their wives, embezzle their money, and steal their parking space, without so much as a murmur of reproof.

They lie to friends, they steal, they have delinquent behaviour, they embezzle money, do whatever it takes in order to keep gambling.

Bolanos said his two predecessors had motivated the legislature to impeach him because he would not allow them to embezzle government money.

Peron represented himself as a leader for the common people, however his administration embezzled funds stole from the workers.

Corporate fraud and embezzlement have been familiar topics in newspaper headlines of recent years.

Then, what happened was that he was impressed by the monarchies and the military regimes, and he was jealous of them staying in power for tens of years, embezzling the public money without any accountability.

And remember this man is not only a thug, a bully, and a promoter of terrorism, he is also an thief and embezzler on a large scale.

They’ve embezzled money from a company - I had one example of a gentleman who didn’t want his wife to know that he was going to a massage parlour every Friday.

Many of the tools in the Patriot Act have been used by law enforcement to chase down embezzlers and criminals.

She thought that “somebody was dipping their hands in the pot,” as she put it, and embezzling her money.

Not included in the cost are theft, embezzlement, suicide, domestic violence, child abuse and neglect.

That seems to assume that if a solicitor’s clerk embezzles money from the trust account, he is not defrauding his employer.

At the same time, some senior staff within the bank were involved in frauds and embezzlement.

They were generally egocentric, were big spenders and worked for their employers for longer than five years before they started embezzling money.

In the real world, no hedge fund or other large trader actually “loots” a fund, embezzles assets, or engages in other clear-cut forms of larceny.

This problem appears to demonstrate intent to manipulate elections, and was installed in the program under the watch of a programmer who is a convicted embezzler.

The legislation will simplify the law on larceny, fraudulent conversion, forgery and embezzlement.

The question must be asked: Should one of the main architects of the Balkan wars go down in history as a convicted embezzler or a convicted war criminal?

You have no future, and you further endanger that slight chance of having one by consorting with dirty little horrors and embezzling money from company funds.

But why didn’t Soong hand over the money to his successor if he did not have any intention of embezzling the money?

Who knows if they have embezzled money from that cause, as they seem to have been on a trail of descent, corruption, murder and more… serious questions should be asked!

The system would only be seen to be working if donor organizations embezzling funds were singled out and punished, he said.

All criminals, I suppose, in one sense, are a danger to the community - embezzlers just as much as child molesters.

When I first raised the issue of deferred sentences, it was about a woman who had embezzled money from her employer.

Several family members are being sought by Turkish prosecutors on suspicion of embezzlement and fraud.

There was a case of fraud by a council official involved with the social work department, who was prosecuted for embezzling money, but this had nothing to do with the funding of Third Age.

Soong has said he never embezzled money, and his campaign has argued that Lien has much in common with Marcos, because both married beauty queens.

Paige speculates that Philip could have embezzled the money and forged documents to implicate Gail and throw authorities off of his trail.

Yet he was unreliable, twice failing to act on the king’s commission, and twice charged with embezzling customs money.