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misappropriated

mis uh proh pree ay tid

  • v  appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
  • s  taken for your own use in violation of a trust

  • Worse still, the panel found that millions of dollars in funding for GWI research had been misappropriated, despite the fact that the illness afflicts nearly 25% of the 700,000 .
  • Forensic auditors estimate that Skehan and later Guinan misappropriated $8.
  • White now claims in court that Bath wanted to borrow $550,000 from their real estate venture to cover funds that Bath had "misappropriated" from an aircraft company he controlled.
News & Articles

  • Cherry Hill lawyer ordered to compensate clients
    A Cherry Hill lawyer suspended from practice was sentenced Friday to time served - five months - and ordered to pay restitution of $1.2 million in funds he misappropriated from clients of his law firm.
    June 15, 2013 - Philly.com
  • Bookkeeper charged with stealing 30,000 from Montco
    NORRISTOWN - A county employee was hauled away in handcuffs when she showed up for work Friday morning at the Montgomery County Courthouse. A months-long investigation of the law library within the courthouse by the county controller uncovered more than $30,000 in misappropriated funds, leading to the arrest of a bookkeeper who is now charged with theft. Barbara Melnyk, 56, of Norristown, was ...
    June 15, 2013 - The Mercury
  • Montgomery County Courthouse employee arrested for misusing funds
    NORRISTOWN - A county employee was hauled away in handcuffs when she showed up for work Friday morning at the Montgomery County Courthouse. A months-long investigation by the county controller's office of the law library within the courthouse found in excess of $30,000 in misappropriated funds, leading to the arrest of a bookkeeper who is now charged with theft. Barbara Melnyk, 56, of Norristown ...
    June 14, 2013 - The Reporter
Quotes

  • Han Zheng in Shanghai Daily
    We have already reclaimed in full the misappropriated funds safely in accordance with applicable laws and regulations,Han said in his government work report to the annual plenary meeting of the Shanghai People's Congress.
  • Dmitry Medvedev in USA Today
    If we see gas misappropriated, let me put it plainly, stolen, we will cut transit by that amount. And if it happens continuously, we may again suspend transit,Medvedev said.
  • Muddy Waters in China Vesting (blog) (press release)
    Muddy Waters stated that "Approximately $30 million has been misappropriated since October 2009."

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