§ 503 Embezzlement is the fraudulent appropriation of property by a person …
§ 504 Every officer of this state, or of any county, city, city and county, …
§ 504a Every person who shall fraudulently remove, conceal or dispose of any …
§ 504b Where under the terms of a security agreement, as defined in …
§ 505 Every carrier or other person having under his control personal …
§ 506 Every trustee, banker, merchant, broker, attorney, agent, assignee in …
§ 506a Any person who, acting as collector, or acting in any capacity in or …
§ 506b Any person who violates Section 2985.3 or 2985.4 of the Civil Code, …
§ 507 Every person intrusted with any property as bailee, tenant, or …
§ 508 Every clerk, agent, or servant of any person who fraudulently …
§ 509 A distinct act of taking is not necessary to constitute embezzlement.
§ 510 Any evidence of debt, negotiable by delivery only, and actually …
§ 511 Upon any indictment for embezzlement, it is a sufficient defense that …
§ 512 The fact that the accused intended to restore the property embezzled, …
§ 513 Whenever, prior to an information laid before a magistrate, or an …
§ 514 Every person guilty of embezzlement is punishable in the manner …
§ 515 Upon conviction of a felony violation under this chapter, the fact …

Terms Used In California Codes > Penal Code > Part 1 > Title 13 > Chapter 6

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • City: includes city and county and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Education Code 5092
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • county: includes "city and county". See California Education Code 1012
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 5091
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • magistrate: signifies any one of the officers mentioned in Section 808. See California Education Code 1012
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 1012
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See California Education Code 1012
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the district and territories. See California Education Code 1012
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 5090
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • willfully: when applied to the intent with which an act is done or omitted, implies simply a purpose or willingness to commit the act, or make the omission referred to. See California Education Code 1012