Embezzle from - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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
2, 1992, a federal prosecutor told Judge Woodlock that Rodrigues used three different means to embezzle from
the bank and its customers.