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Criminal Misappropriation and Criminal Breach of Trust

Meaning The word “misappropriation” means a dishonest appropriation and use of another’s property for the sole purpose of capitalizing it for one’s own use. Criminal misappropriation text place when the position has come innocently, but it continued due to subsequent change of intention or after knowledge of some new facts with which the party was not previously acquainted.… Read More »

Cheating and related provisions

Introduction – Hawkins defines cheating as deceitful practices in defrauding or endeavoring to defraud another of his own right by means of some artful device contrary to the plane rule of common honesty. [Smith and Hogan, criminal law 10th edition; 2003 page 568 to 569]. Cheating at common law was a misdemeanor and punishable by imprisonment and fine. Section… Read More »