The key to accounting for the policing initiative was the precise relationship between the forms of embezzlement practiced by spinners, false and short reeling, and the goal of enhancing the disciplinary potential of the wage.
The law would prove an especially important resource in attending to the intractable problem of embezzlement.
25) An ingenious juridical remedy to address the peculiar vulnerability of property in the putting-out system, the law of embezzlement granted manufacturers exclusive rights of possession to production material as it circulated through the stages of the manufacturing process.
In 1764, sounding the tocsin of alarm, a group of Yorkshire masters published a series of warnings against embezzlement in the local press.
However, it is the specificity of the manufacturers' shared concern that is the key to the origin and meaning of the larger crisis over embezzlement that gripped the Yorkshire industry.
A statute of 1774, however, defined the practices as distinct from the act of embezzlement and also reduced the relevant penalties.
Vermont topped the list of states with highest risk for loss due to embezzlement in 2011.
In 2011, non-profits, including religious organizations, experienced the most embezzlement cases of all industry categories, behind only financial institutions;
The most common embezzlement scheme in 2011 involved the forgery or unauthorized issuance of company checks;
Gambling continues to appear to be a motivating factor in some embezzlement cases; and,
Perpetrators typically begin their embezzlement schemes in their early 40s;
Gambling is a clear motivating factor in driving some major embezzlement cases; and,