1.  A person commits the offense of misapplication of funds of a financial institution if, being an officer, director, agent, or employee of, or connected in any capacity with, any financial institution, he or she embezzles, appropriates, or purposely misapplies any of the money, funds, or credits of such financial institution or any moneys, funds, assets, or securities entrusted to the custody or care of such financial institution, or to the custody or care of any such agent, officer, director, employee, or receiver.

 2.  The offense of misapplication of funds of a financial institution is a class E felony, unless the amount embezzled, appropriated, or misapplied is seven hundred fifty dollars or more, in which case it is a class D felony.

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 570.217

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Financial institution: a bank, trust company, savings and loan association, or credit union. See Missouri Laws 570.010
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020