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embezzlement

em be zuhl muhnt

  • n  the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else

  • Battling extradition over charges of embezzlement, a financier says he's the fall guy for the 1997 financial crash.
  • In recent months he has been bombarded with accusations, ranging from embezzlement to deviation from the Buddha's teaching.
  • Yet it seems unlikely that a traffic officer who searches a black motorist on the shoulder of a highway believes he is stopping a robbery, rape or embezzlement.
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  • German Gref in The Associated Press
    Checking on such matters was not part of my job, other agencies exist for that ...... However, if embezzlement had been discovered, I would have been made aware of it,said Gref, a liberal economist who is currently chairman of Sberbank,...
  • Lucia Hiriart in Reuters
    Responding to Friday's ruling, Pinochet's eldest daughter Lucia Pinochet said: "I think justice has prevailed. Everyone knows that if you're not a public official, you can't be tried for embezzlement of public funds," she told Chilean state...
  • Kim Moon-soo in Houston Chronicle
    His conviction last year on embezzlement and fraud damaged shareholders' value,NPS official Kim Moon-soo told Dow Jones Newswires. "That's why we have decided not to support another three-year term on the board."

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