Predicate: embezzle

Roleset id: embezzle.01 , white-collar theft, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

embezzle.01: EMBEZZLE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'embezzle' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 10.5, Framenet entry Theft. (from embezzle.01-v predicate notes)


embezzle (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: thief, embezzler (vnrole: 10.5-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: money (vnrole: 10.5-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: source (vnrole: 10.5-Source)

Example: pretty simple

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        In 1988, a year and a half after Mrs. Marcos and her late husband, Ferdinand Marcos, the ousted president of the Philippines, fled the Philippines for Hawaii, they were charged with racketeering, conspiracy, obstruction of justice and mail fraud in a scheme in which they allegedly embezzled more than $100 million from their homeland.

        Arg0: they
        ArgM-ADV: allegedly
        Rel: embezzled
        Arg1: more than $100 million
        Arg2: from their homeland
        ArgM-LOC: *trace*
        ArgM-RCL: in which -> a scheme