embezzle from

embezzle something from someone or something

to steal something from someone or a group. They caught her embezzling funds from the bank. Jerry's business partner embezzled a large sum from their checking account.
References in periodicals archive ?
In a new civil lawsuit, a Philadelphia man alleged three former board members of Borinquen Federal Credit Union either conspired to embezzle from the cooperative or failed to intervene to prevent its failure.
It is staggering what he was able to embezzle from this company.
2, 1992, a federal prosecutor told Judge Woodlock that Rodrigues used three different means to embezzle from the bank and its customers.