siphon off

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convey, draw off, or empty by or as if by a siphon


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Abdi-Jalebi was involved with were doing some legitimate work in the field of renewable energy, he used them as a cash cow to siphon off money.
BEIRUT: Caretaker Energy and Water Minister Gebran Bassil warned Friday that the recent Israeli discovery of a new gas field 4 kilometers away from the Lebanese coast meant Israel could easily siphon off Lebanon's gas wealth.
"This was a professional operation, they have probably used an electric pump to siphon off the fuel into a large tank." ?
THE trial of a man accused of a complicated VAT fraud heard yesterday how fraudsters can siphon off millions from the Government.
Geraint Walters, prosecuting, claims the couple set up secret bank accounts at the town's NatWest branch to siphon off money from the CAB's legitimate Barclay's accounts.
INDIA: Fraud-hit Satyam inflated the number of employees working for the IT firm to siphon off cash, a prosecutor has said.
A HOSPITAL cleaner who used a dying patient's stolen savings book in a bid to siphon off pounds 8,500 has been jailed for nine months.
Gadagkar and Sen are now testing whether the males siphon off a bigger share of the baby food than regular nursemaids do.
Michael Rakowitz, for instance, worked with homeless people to create ParaSITE, 1998, a personal inflatable shelter equipped to siphon off heat from air vents in winter.
This scheme, Malkin says, "will siphon off the hard-earned tax dollars of American workers who may never see a dime of their confiscated earnings and fork it over to foreigners guilty of at least four acts of federal law-breaking: crossing the border illegally, working illegally, engaging in tax fraud, and using bogus documents."
Proposals by President Bush and his administration to create special tax-free savings accounts haven't advanced in Congress, but the industry fears the accounts would siphon off money that might otherwise go to insurance products.
A THIEF cut a fuel pipe on a car parked at Rugby's St Cross Hospital to siphon off petrol.
Harmless-looking programs could in reality be "Trojan Horses" that can siphon off important information from computer systems.
When a homeowner executes a refinancing, does that party's additional deductions from higher interest rates, that inure to a household, siphon off much needed money for consumers to spend in the economy - if it gets credited back at the end of a tax year?
The preliminary draft of the report prepared by InterVISTAS, a Vancouver logistics firm, says there are "significant volumes" and opportunities for the Sault and North Bay to siphon off a fraction of the world's air cargo now flying into congested North American airports.