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Synonyms for embezzle

Synonyms for embezzle

appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use

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Finance and accounting are the most common job functions of embezzlers (37%).
At the moment justice is not being served, jail term is just a period of waiting for embezzlers to get out and live as kings.
As far as age and gender, the median age of an embezzler was 49.
Because of lack of such an accord between the UK and Kuwait, "some embezzlers of public funds have taken up refuge in Britain," said Kuwaiti Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al-Sanee.
Criminal complaints have been filed against some of the alleged embezzlers, for whom prison terms of between six and 12 years are being sought.
Embezzlers in Bahrain will soon face up to three years in jail and BD5,000 ($13,260) fines if they are convicted of forging signatures, signing documents without proper authorisation or destroying original deeds or receipts for the purpose of conning others.
Official spokesman for the Ministry Khalid bin Dakhailallah Al-Thubaiti said this linkage will contribute to uncovering embezzlers who take money from social security illegally.
Common targets for embezzlers include bookstores and cafeterias, tuition collection, and even government grants to professors.
Yet the Railways' police only managed to recover a paltry sum of Rs 150 million from embezzlers, in 201 filed cases.
speaks of robbers, embezzlers of budget funds and state property but takes no specific measures to bring them responsible.
Embezzlers, bamboozlers, no-good shoe-shiners, you have pleased me
He did not say if anyone had blamed the embezzlers for the embezzlement or even if that option was provided in the poll.
The pardon covers traffic violators and those who committed petty crimes but convicted terrorists, embezzlers, and rapists were excluded from the pardon, as were most political prisoners.
25 -- Many criticize continuing Ceylinco companies under the management of money embezzlers like Lalith Kothalawela, Kavan Perera, despite Central Bank's Good Governance directives.
Embezzlers typically continue their nefarious ways far longer than they should (and some are never caught at all) because all too often, nobody is watching the budget numbers.