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A former law enforcement official said the NYPD alerted the Department of Investigation, the city’s anti-corruption agency, to the misappropriation allegation, and in separate communications to the two other claims about Mullins.
YEARS BEFORE A POLICE UNION LEADER WAS RAIDED BY THE FBI, LOCAL INVESTIGATORS DIDN’T PURSUE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST HIMBY JAKE PEARSONDECEMBER 14, 2021PROPUBLICA
It’s an extraordinary request and it makes sense that Orrick would need to see more certain evidence of misappropriation.
JUDGE DENIES WISK AERO’S REQUEST FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AGAINST ARCHER AVIATIONARIA ALAMALHODAEIJULY 23, 2021TECHCRUNCH
In addition to forcing him out of the company he founded, Kairos sued Brackeen, alleging the misappropriation of corporate funds and misleading shareholders.
BRIAN BRACKEEN RETURNS AS AN ADVISOR TO FACIAL RECOGNITION STARTUP KAIROS FOLLOWING HIS OUSTER AS CEOMEGAN ROSE DICKEYMARCH 19, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Our action today returns to drivers the tens of millions of dollars in tips that Amazon misappropriated, and requires Amazon to get drivers’ permission before changing its treatment of tips in the future.
AMAZON TO PAY $61.7M TO SETTLE FTC COMPLAINT OVER STOLEN AMAZON FLEX DRIVER TIPSSARAH PEREZFEBRUARY 2, 2021TECHCRUNCH
It also criticizes Google for “misappropriating” content from third parties and favoring its own vertical content in search results.
CONGRESSIONAL REPORT BLASTS GOOGLE, APPLE, AMAZON AND FACEBOOK AS MONOPOLISTIC ‘GATEKEEPERS’ OF THE DIGITAL ECONOMYGREG STERLINGOCTOBER 7, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
The funds ought to be applied to the general good; and if they're only spent on a few, I call it misappropriation of a trust.
THE LEADER OF THE LOWER SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
But no one has ever proposed to punish or restrain this sort of misappropriation by law.
A PUBLIC APPEAL FOR REDRESS TO THE CORPORATION AND OVERSEERS OF HARVARD UNIVERSITYFRANCIS ELLINGWOOD ABBOT
Perhaps it was the check for the misappropriation of which he afterward found his way to the convict lines of Malacca.
SIAMGEORGE B. BACON
And then came the news that Uncle Fred had been dismissed, all on account of drink and gambling and misappropriation of funds.
FOES IN AMBUSHCHARLES KING
The Penal Code simply makes dishonest misappropriation a crime in itself.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 4VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO MISAPPROPRIATION

  • burglary
  • crime
  • lift
  • misappropriation
  • pilfering
  • pinch
  • purloining
  • robbery
  • steal
  • stealing
  • theft
  • thievery
  • thieving
  • touch
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