Code Section

Penal Code - PEN

PART 1. OF CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS [100 - 7914]

  ( Part 1 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 13. OF CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY [450 - 593g]

  ( Title 13 enacted 1872. )
  

CHAPTER 6. Embezzlement [503 - 515]
  ( Chapter 6 enacted 1872. )

  
504.  

Every officer of this state, or of any county, city, city and county, or other municipal corporation or subdivision thereof, and every deputy, clerk, or servant of that officer, and every officer, director, trustee, clerk, servant, or agent of any association, society, or corporation (public or private), who fraudulently appropriates to any use or purpose not in the due and lawful execution of that person’s trust, any property in his or her possession or under his or her control by virtue of that trust, or secretes it with a fraudulent intent to appropriate it to that use or purpose, is guilty of embezzlement.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 787, Sec. 13. Effective January 1, 2003.)