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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of imbezzle.
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Charles City county declared after the Rebellion that large sums had been levied "for building and erecting forts which were never finished but suffered to go to ruine, the artillery buried in sand and spoyled with rust and want of care, the ammunition imbezzled ...."
For example, the financial abuse of the Haitian-owned Telcom company, whose funds were imbezzled by then-president Aristide.
I hate to be a class warrior, but it's not the least bit surprising that someone of such wealth, imbezzled or otherwise, gets to stay in his posh multi-million dollar home awaiting trial while some poor shmuck who allegedly commits much more minor crimes would get no bail.