from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The fraudulent appropriation of property by a person to whom it has been intrusted
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of embezzling; specifically, the act by which a clerk, servant, or other person occupying a position of trust fraudulently appropriates to his own use the money or goods intrusted to his care; a criminal conversion; the appropriation to one's self by a breach of trust of the property or money of another; “a sort of statutory larceny, committed by servants and other like persons where there is a trust reposed, and therefore no trespass, so that the act would not be larceny at the common law” (Bishop).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
And I forgot to throw in embezzlement and racketeering in there.
John Kenneth Galbraith wrote that embezzlement is “the most interesting of crimes” for an economist.
We have survived and overcome job loss, embezzlement from a trusted business partner, and an aggressive form of breast cancer.
On purely my own ideals – embezzlement is stealing from someone else.
SGA in embezzlement scandal p2p news/p2pnet: - One and a quarter million dollars in songwriter royalties have been allegedly embezzled from the Songwriters Guild of America by its royalty manager, Marsha Aiken, and family members.
The Republican skel embezzlement is a “tax cut for the elite” coming out of your account, Republican skel embezzlement is â€œgiving American dollars to oil corporations in the energy billâ€, Republican skel embezzlement is â€œallowing gas price gouge by oil corporationsâ€, Republican skel embezzlement is â€œgiving the corporate banks a get richer bankruptcy billâ€.
Sixty five-year-old Richard Bridges was charged with felony theft and forgery in connection with a long-term embezzlement scheme against a Simpson county church.
Even by the terrible standards of a scam named after section 419 of the Nigerian penal code, the case sets new benchmarks in size, long-term embezzlement, and the involvement of the victim against her better judgement.
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Party government's so-called embezzlement of pension funds and the apartheid debt burden, Van Schalkwyk said.