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CONTEXTUAL ADVERTISING IS KEY TO DRIVING PERFORMANCE IN A POST-COOKIES WORLDVERONICA ZEGARRAMARCH 3, 2021DIGIDAY
Navalny and his brother, Oleg, were convicted in 2014 of embezzling about $500,000 from 2008 to 2012 in a case that involved their use of a subcontractor in a logistics deal to transport goods for two companies, MPK and Yves Rocher Vostok.
RUSSIAN OPPOSITION LEADER NAVALNY ORDERED JAILED, CALLS ON SUPPORTERS TO KEEP PRESSURE ON PUTINISABELLE KHURSHUDYAN, ROBYN DIXONFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The district attorney’s office also recently confirmed that it’s looking into a separate claim — made last year by Barrios’ political opponent — that he embezzled money from a local Democratic club.
MORNING REPORT: NEW ETHICS CONCERNS FOR CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATEVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 3, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The district attorney’s office has confirmed that it’s looking into a separate claim — made last year by Barrios’ political opponent — that he embezzled money from a local Democratic club.
BARRIOS WAS PAID BY UNION WHILE WORKING FOR COUNCIL PRESIDENTANDREW KEATTS AND JESSE MARXSEPTEMBER 2, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The district attorney’s Public Integrity Unit is investigating a complaint that he embezzled money out of a local Democratic club where he served as treasurer.
MORNING REPORT: MTS REJECTS MANY WHO APPLIED FOR DISABLED FARE REDUCTIONSVOICE OF SAN DIEGOAUGUST 31, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
To appropriate another man's design was no more nor less than to embezzle his money or steal his goods.
A LAODICEANTHOMAS HARDY
"Embezzle for him $70,000 worth of securities," thought the examiner.
ROADS OF DESTINYO. HENRY
If servants get not their meat honestly and decently, they will neglect their master's business, or embezzle his goods.
THE PROVERBS OF SCOTLANDALEXANDER HISLOP
When I urged reform, the officials and gentry seized the opportunity to embezzle.
CHINA AND THE MANCHUSHERBERT ALLEN GILES
I assigned him a certain operation, and, having brought it to success, he endeavoured to embezzle—did embezzle—the proceeds.
THE RED TRIANGLEARTHUR MORRISON
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WORDS RELATED TO EMBEZZLE

  • defalcated
  • embezzled
  • misappropriated
  • misemployed
  • perverted
  • stole
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