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What is the legal definition of embezzlement?

In the North Carolina General Statutes, the crime of embezzlement is referenced in Chapter 14, Article 18. In general, embezzlement refers to the theft or larceny of money, property or other assets by an individual in a position of responsibility or trust over said resources and usually takes place in corporate and other employment settings.

Former Charlotte mayor shows contrition at his sentencing

People who have led honest, productive lives can get caught up in white collar crimes. Sometimes, the potential for seemingly-easy money is hard to resist. Financial stresses can also lead people to make bad decisions. Some convince themselves that no one is really hurt by their actions.

$100,000 Goes Missing, Embezzlement Indictment Take Its Place

A former North Carolina fire chief is facing embezzlement charges. The former head of a volunteer fire department has been accused of taking at least $100,000 from the organization, based on reports of the charges filed against him. The grand jury returned a true bill on embezzlement and larceny charges against the Robeson County fire chief, meaning he was indicted on the financial crimes. He self-surrendered to authorities after the indictment.

Collettsville School Secretary Charged With Embezzlement

The Caldwell County Sheriff's office is estimating that former school secretary Emily Hawkins embezzled at least $40,000 from the Collettsville school where she worked. The investigation into the alleged employee theft began after local law enforcement received tips about suspicious purchases that Hawkins had made.

Former BOA Bank Teller Embezzled $700k Over 15 Years

While she was out sick, a financial fraud scheme by a former bank teller for Bank of America was discovered by her manager. Over the course of 15 years Michele Gentry managed to embezzle close to $700,000 at one branch of the national bank headquartered here in Charlotte.

Fugitive On Federal White Collar Crimes Caught In Salisbury

After he skipped his sentencing hearing last week, a federal judge in Charlotte issued a fugitive warrant for 52-year-old John Bridges. Bridges had entered into a plea deal related to federal white collar crimes he had committed against charities and friends, to the tune of approximately $2 million.

Federal Embezzlement And Fraud Charges For Two Former NC City Employees

The city of Cherryville is missing about $500,000 from its budget, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Charlotte. Two of its former employees - Bonny Alexander and Jennifer Hoyle - are facing federal embezzlement charges for misuse of $435,000 and $92,000 in public funds.

Franklin County Sheriff Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement

Pat Green resigned his position as Sheriff of Franklin County at the beginning of last year. The day after his resignation, the State Bureau of Investigations (SBI) confirmed that a substantial amount of money was missing from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and that a fraud investigation was under way.

Possible Fraud Prompts NC to Halt All Medicaid Benefits

North Carolina has halted the Medicaid benefits to a well-known provider present in eight counties in the western part of the state. The Division of Medical Assistance has stopped providing Medicaid benefits to New River Behavioral Healthcare after four alleged instances of fraud were uncovered.

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