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embezzle (something) from (someone or something)

To steal money from someone or something, often a company or organization. Margaret had been embezzling money from the corporate account for years, but she finally got caught after she claimed her two-month trip to Paris as a business expense. The CEO went to jail after embezzling nearly $18 million from his company.
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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.
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Fateh also added that a part of the humanitarian aid including flour, powdered milk, rice and fuel are embezzled by the so-called Trade ministry to the Malian and Mauritanian markets.
have hired an accounting firm to find out exactly how much money was embezzled, according to the lawsuit.
Proper reporting of the embezzled income to the IRS will provide the employer with documentation for deducting its loss and also meet the filing requirements of section 6721 and section 6722.
He said that the actual embezzled amount of Rs230 million was mentioned in dismissal orders.
Further investigation by the company's management exposed, according to records, that the 42-year-old Indian man had given instructions to the warehouse staff to send some quantities of cooking oil to a third party in Sharjah and embezzled the money that was paid by a client.
The members were briefed that in year 2012, 43 cases were registered having embezzled amount of Rs.
According to Press statement issued on Wednesday, they were allegedly involved in embezzlement of funds in Housing Uniform Assistance Subsidy Project (HUASP) for Bajour Agency and looted / embezzled more than 300 Million of rupees fraudulently.
3 million were embezzled in several developmental projects in Dir Lower during the previous government out of which Rs11.
AN INVESTMENT banker who embezzled more than PS400,000 from his employers, Morgan Stanley, has been ordered to repay only PS1.
From December 2001 to May 2005, Piscioneri embezzled credit union funds by creating fraudulent loan accounts in the names of credit union members and deposited that money into her own accounts, her husband's accounts, or other family members' accounts, according to federal prosecutors.
Police received a report from a company official revealing the 35-year-old had embezzled BD32,000.
This comes in the light of recent development in the Muscat Municipality embezzlement case, which revealed that an official embezzled funds in the municipality through forgery.
Five employees of Nishi-Nippon Bank embezzled about 136 million yen from the bank's deposits, the bank said Friday.