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embezzle in Crime topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishembezzleem‧bez‧zle /ɪmˈbezəl/ verb [intransitive, transitive]  SCCto steal money from the place where you work Two managers were charged with embezzling $400,000.embezzlement noun [uncountable]embezzler noun [countable]see thesaurus at steal→ See Verb table
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embezzleTwo managers were charged with embezzling $400,000 over a ten-year period.The charge sheet reveals that Mr Milosevic and his fellow conspirators allegedly embezzled $ 400m in state funds.It was clear that funds were being embezzled but who could be doing it?The court was told that Julie had been embezzling funds for the last two years.After embezzling funds he spent time in prison in the 80s.He embezzled large amounts of money to finance his gambling.Several years later she also killed Baily, who apparently had discovered that Christine Loyd was embezzling money from her.Federal prosecutors have established that corrupt private contractors and government officials embezzled more than $ 2.5 million from the department.His pickers embezzled one pound in twenty and disguised the weight loss by throwing the wool on to wet stones.It was considered as wrong then as it is now to embezzle the Crown's revenues.DeRusha made the charges after he allegedly embezzled up to $ 619,000 from the Flynn committee.