1. A cashier reaches into his register for $25 in change. In addition, he deliberately takes $50 for himself. The specific governing law must be consulted, but the cashier has most likely embezzled money from the store.
2. A lawyer wins a case, and deposits the award into a trust account that she created for her client. The client is out of town, but intends to withdraw the money next week. Exhausted but low on cash, the lawyer needs $5,000 for a weekend of relaxation and high-stakes poker. The lawyer is a superb poker player and routinely triples her money at every poker tournament she plays. The lawyer takes $5,000 from the client's trust account. The specific governing law must be consulted, but the lawyer has most likely embezzled money from her client.