Misappropriation Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Misappropriation, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Misappropriation?

(n) Misappropriation is the wrong application or utilization of funds allocated for any specific purposes, by illegally diverting the money, forging the documents or otherwise misleading the beneficiaries and owners of the fund. Misappropriation is a felony crime punishable by imprisonment