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There was no one to check his malversation, and by the simple expedient of keeping the interest paid, he escaped detection.

He was a profligate Roman, who had been guilty of malversation in office and hoped by his new alliance to return to power.

The second charge was more serious, amounting to an accusation of malversation in the funds of his regiment.

Yet every attempt of his enemies to convict him of extortion or malversation broke signally down.

ClaverhouseMowbray Morris

He replied, Why, you see, they tell me he is suspected of malversation.

Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II.Catherine II, Empress of Russia

They must be as few as possible, done gradually, and bottomed on some malversation, or inherent disqualification.

Tories and malecontent Whigs, elated by the hope that Montague might be convicted of malversation, eagerly called for inquiry.

We think it a marvellous act of malversation in a trustee, to benefit himself unjustly out of the funds entrusted to his care.

He charged him with several grievous acts of malversation in office, with abuses of a public trust of a great and heinous nature.

Several days later Floyd was indicted for malversation in office, but the indictment was overruled on technical grounds.

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