Embezzlement is a charge in which someone accuses you of stealing his or her property or money when you were in a position of trust. For instance, an accountant who uses your funds to pay for his or her own home while telling you they have dropped in value in the stock market would be embezzling.
Accounting embezzling is one of the most common forms of this crime and involves manipulating records to hide theft. The fact is that many times, mistakes are made, and they could look like someone was trying to cover up embezzlement when it was an honest error. Writing down a number with a 4 and 7 switched, for instance, could make it look like $7,400 was withdrawn when a person only took out $4,700, leading to accusations about the location of the remaining money