Definition of embezzlement in English:
Theft or misappropriation of funds placed in one’s trust or belonging to one’s employer: charges of fraud and embezzlement
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- At the same time, some senior staff within the bank were involved in frauds and embezzlement.
- Several family members are being sought by Turkish prosecutors on suspicion of embezzlement and fraud.
- Not included in the cost are theft, embezzlement, suicide, domestic violence, child abuse and neglect.
misappropriation, theft, stealing, robbing, robbery, thieving, pilfering, pilferage, appropriation, abstraction, swindling;
white-collar crime, fraud, larceny, misuse of funds
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