If the person taking money or property did not have control of such items by virtue of their employment or trust, then they are committing a larceny, not Embezzlement.
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Closely related to larceny, Embezzlement occurs when someone is placed in a position of trust and wrongfully takes, steals or uses property belonging to another. Should this be the case, they may be committing an offense of Embezzlement. Positions of trust include, but are not limited to, an office being held or simply your employment.
Examples of Embezzlement include:
The person suspected of the crime should have limited and monitored access to any records or documents.