Embezzlement

People hold up signs reading in Catalan 'not in my name - Long live Spain' as sacked Catalonian President Carles Puigdemont arrives for a press conference in Brussels, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Puigdemont arrived in Brussels on Monday, the same day that Spanish prosecutors announced they were seeking rebellion, sedition and embezzlement charges against deposed Catalan officials, including the ex-regional leader. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
October 31, 2017 - 6:56 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): 11:55 p.m. A person close to the ousted Catalan government says separatist leader Carles Puigdemont remains in Brussels, where he and fellow fired officials on Tuesday presented their secessionist movement as...
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Sacked Catalonian President Carles Puigdemont arrives for a press conference in Brussels, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Puigdemont arrived in Brussels on Monday, the same day that Spanish prosecutors announced they were seeking rebellion, sedition and embezzlement charges against deposed Catalan officials, including the ex-regional leader. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
October 31, 2017 - 7:48 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Catalonia's ousted regional president will give a news conference in Brussels on Tuesday, European officials said, as speculation mounted that he might seek political asylum in Belgium and try to avoid possible prosecution in Spain for declaring Catalan independence. Carles...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday Oct. 26, 2017, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont makes a statement at the Palau Generalitat in Barcelona, Spain. According to the office of a Catalan member of the European Parliament, it is confirmed Monday Oct. 30, 2017, that ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has arrived in Brussels.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, FILE)
October 30, 2017 - 4:51 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain moved Monday to put Catalonia's secessionist leaders on trial for alleged crimes that carry maximum sentences of decades in prison, and some of the ousted government figures went to the Belgian capital, where an official said they might be able to request asylum. As...
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A Catalonia independence supporter wearing the Estelada flag stamped on his t-shirt claims against the Spanish State ahead the Catalan government's Generalitat building in Barcelona, Spain, Monday Oct. 30, 2017. Spain's state prosecutor said Monday that he would seek charges of rebellion, sedition and embezzlement against members of Catalonia's ousted secessionist government, pushing the crisis over the region's independence declaration into an uncertain new phase. (AP Photo/Gonzalo Arroyo)
October 30, 2017 - 3:34 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The office of a Catalan member of the European Parliament has confirmed that ousted President Carles Puigdemont has arrived in Brussels. After a day of rumors, Umberto Gambini, the head of office...
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October 23, 2017 - 12:41 pm
GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — A former employee at a South Carolina hospital has been charged with taking more than $15,000. Local media outlets reported that 50-year-old Kelly Boatwright of Greenwood has been charged with breach of trust. Boatwright formerly worked for Self Regional Healthcare in...
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Ha Van Tham, center, former chairman of the Ocean Bank is being led to the court in Hanoi, Vietnam, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. Tham was sentenced to life imprisonment for embezzlement and abuse of power to appropriate property at the end of one-month trial Friday. He was among 51 defendants involved in the case in which his former general director and former head of state-owned oil and gas firm, PetroVietnam, Nguyen Xuan Son was sentenced to death for embezzlement. (Doan Tan/Vietnam News Agency via AP)
September 29, 2017 - 2:52 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The former head of state-owned PetroVietnam was sentenced to death Friday for embezzlement and abuse of power committed in his former job leading a bank partly owned by Vietnam's oil-and-gas giant. A judge in the graft case involving dozens of defendants warned that corruption...
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September 27, 2017 - 4:55 am
NEWTON, N.C. (AP) — A former treasurer of a Fraternal Order of Police lodge in North Carolina has been indicted on wire fraud charges. The U.S. Department of Justice says in a news release that 63-year-old Timothy James Brewer is charged in connection with the embezzlement of more than $110,000...
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August 31, 2017 - 3:06 am
LELAND, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with elder abuse after police say he embezzled nearly $50,000 from someone. The StarNews of Wilmington reports that according to a statement from Leland police, 66-year-old Robert Houston Field was arrested Wednesday and charged with five...
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Samsung Electronics Co. Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, left, prepares to get on a vehicle as he leaves after his verdict trial at the Seoul Central District Court Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The court sentenced the billionaire Samsung heir to five years in prison for bribery and other crimes that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 1:19 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the bribery case involving the heir to the Samsung empire (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Civic groups said sentencing Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong to prison for five years was a meaningful step toward justice in a country where business leaders often get lenient...
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Samsung Electronics Co. Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, left, prepares to get on a vehicle as he leaves after his verdict trial at the Seoul Central District Court Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The court sentenced the billionaire Samsung heir to five years in prison for bribery and other crimes that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 6:20 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the bribery case involving the heir to the Samsung empire (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Civic groups said sentencing Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong to prison for five years was a meaningful step toward justice in a country where business leaders often get lenient...
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